NYT Columnist’s Bizarre Journey: Iraq Peacenik to Ukraine Warmonger

December 15th, 2022 9:35 PM

Nicholas Kristof has straggled back to his columnist job at the New York Times, after his failed attempt to run for governor from his home state of Oregon due to residency requirements. A strong critic of the Iraq War, led by Republican President George W. Bush, Kristof has evolved into something of a war-monger, at least when it comes to international interventions by Democratic…

‘Vice’ Director: ‘Orangutan’ Trump ‘Nowhere Near’ as Bad as Bush Admin

December 26th, 2018 3:29 PM
In a statement that most modern liberals would consider to be blasphemous, “Vice” movie director Adam McKay told the Daily Beast that President Trump has done “nowhere near the damage” to America that Bush and Cheney did.

Vox: ‘Rogue One’ ‘Is the First Star Wars Movie to Acknowledge' War

December 13th, 2016 3:53 PM
Vox readers and Twitter users were left scratching their heads on Tuesday as an article by Todd VanDerWerff proclaimed that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story represents the first film in the Star Wars cinematic universe “to acknowledge the whole franchise is about war.”

Amanpour Blames Blair for Terrorism; ‘Do You Feel Responsibility?'

December 14th, 2015 7:47 PM
On her eponymous CNN show on Thursday night, Christiane Amanpour verbally harassed former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair over his involvement in the Iraq War and specifically whether he and former U.S. President George W. Bush “feel pain” and “a sense of responsibility” for the war having supposedly caused recent Islamic terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.

O’Donnell: Neocons ‘Wrong About Every Single Thing’ This Century

July 15th, 2015 5:00 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell slammed neoconservatives who voiced their opposition to President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. Appearing on MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts, O'Donnell lashed out at opponents of the deal: “Well, look, they are on a straight line of being wrong about every single thing that's come up in the 21st century in foreign policy.”

Zurawik on CNN: Williams Lied and Tried to Steal ‘Honor' from War Vets

February 5th, 2015 7:05 PM
Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik appeared on Thursday’s CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin and continued to hold little back in criticizing NBC's Brian Williams for having falsely claimed his helicopter was shot down in Iraq. While also speaking with CNN’s Brian Stelter, Zurawik minced no words in describing what Williams did as lying and something that is grounds for his dismissal from his…

Boston Globe Reporter: ‘Bush Had No Coalition’ For Iraq War

September 16th, 2014 12:15 AM
In a conversation on Twitter with Fox News Channel (FNC) contributor Richard Grenell, Boston Globe reporter Bryan Bender continued the media’s double standard of slamming then-President George W. Bush’s international coalition for the Iraq War and President Obama’s current coalition for fighting the Islamic terrorist group ISIS.  Writing in a tweet addressed to Grenell, Bender stated that “Bush…

CNN's Paul Begala Sneers: 'Destructive' Dick Cheney Is a ‘Sociopath

July 16th, 2014 1:15 PM
CNN: the home for hate-filled rants against conservatives. On the July 16 edition of New Day, a panel reacted to Jake Tapper’s testy interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney. Democratic strategist and CNN contributor Paul Begala became unhinged, resorting to personal attacks on Cheney in response to his explanations of the Iraq war. Asked by host Kate Bolduan as to why Cheney is…

Politico's Dylan Byers: 'Iraq Casts Shadow' Over Media Coverage of Syr

September 1st, 2013 5:45 PM
It's been a decade since the U.S. and its coalition of nations invaded Iraq and sent Saddam Hussein scurrying to an underground bunker. As time passed and no weapons of mass destruction were found, the media accused President George W. Bush of relying on “bad intelligence” that led to a “disastrous fallout" in that violence-drenched nation. Ten years later, Dylan Byers -- media reporter for…