A Capital View


August 2007


GOP's Embarrassing Trifecta

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Two Republican spin doctors and a GOP dirty-trick artist were prominent in the news in recent days. Democrats should celebrate this trifecta.

The Spinner in Chief was our president. He just can't get his story straight on the war in Iraq. With a straight face, he compared leaving Iraq to leaving ...

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Bush, George W.

Rove Still Spinning Failures into Victories

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For those looking for a respite from Karl Rove, there will be no interlude. He'll be out there telling tales for the rest of the month and when he returns to Texas.

Less than a week after his announced departure from the White House, Rove was still hard at work spinning failures into victories. He ...

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Rove, Karl

Pat Tillman Is Let Down Again

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The military's pathetic handling of the death of Pat Tillman is another sad chapter of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Tillman, a professional football player, was killed in a hail of friendly fire. But the Pentagon, in a series of flagrant errors, allowed him to be buried as a hero killed in ...

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Rumsfeld, Donald

Little Sympathy for Ted Stevens

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Enemies of Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska can be forgiven for any gloating over the veteran Republican's ethics investigation. He will get little sympathy from them.

For many years, Stevens has been a mean bully who takes personally any opposition to his way of operating. He admits to being an irascible ...

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Stevens, Ted
corruption

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