Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Maddow: Stop Seeking Advice From Iraq War Backers

Rachel Maddow expresses frustration over the fact that Sen. John McCain and others who strongly backed the war in Iraq are now sought after by the media for their "expertise" on the disastrous situation that they created. Maddow states, "We take people who were so provably, terribly wrong and bring them back and treat them like experts on the very subject they have been so wrong about. It is maddening!" Yet she sees hope in the fact that some media outlets have pushed back against this trend, citing as an example Salon's article, "Stop treating war buffoons as experts." Watch:

She let's the media have it by ewillies


Michael J. Mand said...

Here is the script of most political debates in the United States: President Obama says "whatever", Republicans say instantly, "not-whatever". Fill in anything you want for "whatever".

Jeff Tone said...

Exactly, as can be seen in GOP reversals of programs they formerly advocated: cap-and-trade, Romneycare.