Thursday, May 25, 2006

NBC's O'Donnell, AP's Pickler uncritically reported Bush's latest attempt to tout "fundamental change" in Iraq

On Today, Kelly O'Donnell uncritically reported President Bush's claim that the formation of a new government in Iraq is a "fundamental change." Similarly, the Associated Press' Nedra Pickler noted that Bush "embraced the new leadership in Iraq as a turning point in the war." In fact, the Bush administration has touted several purportedly pivotal moments since the beginning of the Iraqi occupation, suggesting each time that the situation in Iraq was about to improve. Read more

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