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"Keeping Secrets: The Bush administration is doing the public's business out of the public eye. Here's how--and why," by Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 12, 2003
"Fascism Anyone?" 14 Signs of Fascism, Free Inquiry Magazine, Volume 23, No. 2
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In New Book, Former White House Press SecretaryIn his new book, "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception," former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan asserts that the president used political propaganda and manipulated public opinion in order to sell the Iraq war to the American people. McClellan says that Bush repeatedly shaded the truth in describing the threat posed by Iraq's alleged weapons of mass-destruction, the primary rationale used to justify the war.
Says U.S. Media Complicit in Bush's
Iraq War Propaganda
Interview with investigative journalist Robert Parry,
conducted by Scott Harris
In his book, McClellan accuses former White House political adviser Karl Rove of lying to him about his role in the White House operation to reveal the identity of covert CIA officer Valeri Plame Wilson, which the press secretary believes irreparably damaged his credibility with the Washington press corps. In addition to his criticism of the president, McClellan accuses the U.S. media of being deferential, complicit enablers by their failure to challenge the Bush White House case for launching the Iraq war.
Democratic Reps. Robert Wexler of Florida and Jerry Nadler of New York have called for McClellan to testify before the House Judiciary Committee about the administration's deliberate efforts to mislead the American people into the Iraq War and the violations of law and cover-up in the Valerie Plame case. Between the Lines' Scott Harris spoke with investigative journalist Robert Parry who assesses the revelations published in McClellan's book and his critique of the U.S. media.
Robert Parry is winner of the George Polk award for national reporting and is author of "Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush." Read his columns online at www.consortiumnews.com
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