CNN “Journalist” Calls Obama’s Election a “Benefit” of the Iraq War

On CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 last night, Cooper used the handover of power in Iraq to examine the costs and benefits of the war, an exercise he called “an exercise in raw politics and, of course, human lives.” Cooper introduced Tom Foreman, who presented what seemed, for CNN, a relatively balanced analysis – which caused my senses to tingle like Chris Matthews’ thigh during an Obama … [Read more...]

Plamegate, RIP

Unfortunately for her vanity lawsuit, the “leaker” in the Valerie Plame “scandal” is the one Bush administration official she didn’t sue. According to an article written by Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff’s entitled “The Man Who Said Too Much,” the first person to tell the press that Valerie Plame sent her husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson, on his preposterous trip to Niger was then-Deputy Secretary … [Read more...]

Valerie Plame’s Laughable Lawsuit

Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame – who claims she “risked her life for her country” – filed suit on Thursday against Vice President Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, and Scooter Libby, charging them with violating their First and Fifth Amendment rights; endangering their children’s lives; making them targets of terrorist attacks; ending her CIA career; ruining other financial opportunities; launching a … [Read more...]

Kofi Annan’s “Illegal” War on Democratic Iraq

With the credibility of the United Nations at an all time low, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan moved last week to further discredit the 21st century’s League of Nations. On Thursday, Annan told the BBC that the Coalition’s war in Iraq “was not in conformity with the UN charter from our point of view, [so] from the charter point of view, it was illegal.” Perhaps Annan hoped his overheated plea … [Read more...]