When bad news for the GOP is deemed to be ho-hum by the press. See Phoenix Woman at FDL. (Love the graphic.)
Gawker has the details.
Again. This time it's over his new book, The Way of the World, in which Suskind claims the WH ordered the CIA to forge a back-dated, handwritten letter from the head of Iraqi intelligence to Saddam Hussein.
Back in 2004, Bush officials accused Suskind of fabricating a quote for a New York Times Magazine in which Bush, late in his re-election campaign, privately assured donors that in 2005 he would announce plans for the "privatising of social security." Which, of course, is exactly what Bush did in 2005.
The Post scribe will no longer appear on the MSNBC program because he refused to clear up questions about an Obama quote he used in column.
He appreciates the correction. But the apology remains a non-starter.
See Jay Rosen at HuffPost.
Ezra Klein notes that it's the much smaller, print version of Politico that keeps the web-based pub open for business.
File under completely predictable. (Will journalists lash out?) AmericaBlog notes CNN's John King scored a McCain interview only after agreeing to stick to an agreed-upon agenda.
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