Tuesday, June 17, 2003

US media caved in to the Bush agenda

"Why," asks Eric Margolis, "are so many Americans unconcerned their government appears to have misled them and Congress over Iraq, and then waged a war with no basis in law or fact?"

Because the American media served as a propaganda outlet for the Bush administration's war claims.

Dale Steinreich details some of the ways Fox News, in particular, has been trying to legitimize the war. Even the allegedly liberal NY Times was more than willing to pave the way for invasion.