Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

December 5, 2003

by J

Who's Delusional, Again?

Bob Somerby eviscerates Charles Krauthammer and his latest smear column against Dean in which he quotes out of context in an attempt to argue that Dean is "delusional" and requires medication.
So you see what Krauthammer’s ellipses removed—and you see how men like Krauthammer subvert your democracy. As anyone watching this program would know, Dean was joking when he made his statement about wanting to break up Fox. But then, anyone who read the transcript would know that too—the transcript records audience laughter two times, and shows Matthews asking Dean to “be serious.” But men like Krauthammer hate your democracy; they want to reduce you to the status of rubes. So the creative man began cutting-and-pasting, making you think that Dean had been serious. The Washington Post should do the right thing. They should fire Charles Krauthammer—now.
The Daily Howler should be on everyone's daily reading list, by the way.
Posted by J at December 5, 2003 02:01 PM

I tend to like Krauthammer's views when he's not being so obviously partisan as was the case here.

Posted by: Scott at December 6, 2003 10:15 AM

I don't care about his views; I do care that he has LIED to his readership in this column.

Agreed, he should be fired for that.

You're right, J. Daily Howler is a daily must read.

Posted by: Julie at December 8, 2003 12:57 AM

Recommended Reading:

The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir
The Politics of Truth... A Diplomat's Memoir

Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush
Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush

Against All Enemies by Richard Clarke
Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror

LIES by Al Franken
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

The Great Unraveling
The Great Unraveling

The Great Big Book of Tomorrow
The Great Big Book of Tomorrow

Clinton Wars
The Clinton Wars

Blinded by the Right
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative

Waging Modern War: Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Future of Combat

Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture

Living History

The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton

John Adams

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace

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