Sunday, September 17, 2006

Frank Rich: As the war drags on, the lies get thicker

Until recently, the mainstream media has been loathe to call out the Bush administration on false statements. And even when a reporter or commentator did so, he or she would would not characterize the misstatements as deliberate lies.

That may be changing. Frank Rich's column in Sunday's New York Times trots out the "L" word in matter-of-fact fashion.

He also suggests that if what Bush says really were true -- that the safety of Americans depends on the success of the Iraq war -- then Americans are in trouble, given the course of the war so far.

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