Buying Bush Spin, Media Recycles Tired Headline on Iraq

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This morning, the Washington Post recycles a headline that we have seen frequently over the past three years: “Bush Goes on Offensive To Explain War Strategy; Speeches to Combat Public Pessimism.”

In reality, “pessimism” has mounted due to the growing casualties and cost of a war that has no clear exit strategy (the article did not specifically mention any of these factors). The speeches are a public relations stunt to blunt the growing dissatisfaction of a war that approaches its three-year anniversary.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At thinkprogress.org

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