A Question For Our Corporate Media

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If a Democratic presidential administration had launched two wars that it had not been able to manage to a resolution of some sort that approximated victory (including one that was totally unnecessary and based on lies); if a Democratic presidential administration were responsible for the worst record of job creation over its eight years that this country has ever seen; if a Democratic presidential administration had abrogated international treaties and conducted renditions and surveillance (to say nothing of destroying evidence in the process); if a Democratic presidential administration had tripped over itself in the clumsiest way imaginable while a hurricane destroyed a large swath of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast (here); if a Democratic presidential administration had joked about missing WMD (with those weapons that had been destroyed ostensibly used as a reason for its unnecessary war); if a Democratic presidential administration had systematically politicized and gutted the functions of the government agencies under its purview (here, here, and here for starters)….well, if all of this and much more had taken place over the eight years of a Democratic presidential administration, would the chief counselor/architect/propagandist of that administration end up as an invited guest to the Sunday morning talk shows, and other outlets for “Villager” pontifications (and kudos to Katrina Vanden Heuvel here, by the way – of course, Rove wouldn’t be Rove unless he had a typically deceitful response at the ready)?

I didn’t think so.

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One Response to A Question For Our Corporate Media

  1. […] is a Think Progress post from former Bush confidant Turd Blossom himself (and once more, I must ask this question) echoing much of what Mankiw wrote in his column yesterday. In the “Truth” statements, we learn […]

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