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NBC: Bush to Blame for 'Security Vacuum' in Iraq Created by Obama's Troop Withdrawal

Introducing a report on Monday's NBC Nightly News about Al-Qaeda forces seizing control of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, anchor Brian Williams went out of his way to blame the President George ...
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MSNBC's Wolffe Lauds Hillary's 'Monumental Effort' to Fix Bush's 'Mess'

On Wednesday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe credited Hillary Clinton with a "monumental effort" in "recovering from" the Bush administration's ...
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MSNBC's Sharpton Repeats Anti-Cheney Distortion on 9/11 Hijackers and Iraq

On Monday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC host Al Sharpton bizarrely devoted his regular "Nice Try" segment to Dick Cheney denying that he and Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi are "fishing buddies," ...
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Margaret Carlson: 'Bush's Lies' Should 'Keep Him Awake,' But 'Haunt the Country' Instead

On the Friday, September 6, Political Capital show on Bloomberg News, Bloomberg View columnist Margaret Carlson -- formerly of CNN and Time magazine -- blamed former President George W. Bush's ...
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NBC's Mitchell Blames Iraq 'Hangover' for Obama's 'Credibility Gap' on Syria

In an interview with former Bush national security advisor Stephen Hadley on her Thursday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell pinned all of President Obama's problems selling military action in ...
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NBC's Guthrie to Rumsfeld: Do You Take 'Responsibility' for 'Specter of Iraq' 'Looming' Over Syria?

In an exclusive interview with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie attempted to blame the Bush administration for President Obama's ...
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Not Obama's Problem: Iraq's Deadliest Month Since '08 Gets Scant Network Coverage

Over 1,000 Iraqis were killed in July, victims of bombings and shootings marking that country's deadliest month since April of 2008. According to the Washington Times, Iraq is sliding into "chaos" ...
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NBC Reporter Uses Al Qaeda Jailbreak in Iraq to Bash U.S. Over 'Notorious' Abu Ghraib

On Tuesday's NBC Today, during a report on a attack against Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison that freed hundreds of Al Qaeda terrorists, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel couldn't resist ...
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NYT's Tale of Three Inaugurals: 'Questioning the Propriety' of Bush, But 'Cause for Celebration' for Obama

A tale of presidential inaugurations during wartime and strife. In 2005, the year of President George W. Bush's second inauguration, the New York Times was "question[ing] the propriety of a lavish ...
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In Wake of Sandy, NBC Reporter Blames Defense Spending for Lack of Infrastructure

Reporting for Thursday's NBC Rock Center, chief foreign affairs correspondent Richard Engel ranted over the lack of infrastructure spending to protect against Hurricane Sandy and tried to ...
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