aGeorge W. Bush is a liar. He has lied large and small, directly and by omission. He has mugged the truthanot merely in honest error, but deliberately, consistently, and repeatedly.a afrom the Introduction All American presidents have lied, but George W. Bush has relentlessly abused the truth. In this scathing indictment of the president and his inner circle, David Corn, the Washington editor of The Nation, reveals and examines the deceptions at the heart of the Bush presidency. In a stunning work of journalism, he details and substantiates the many times the Bush administration has knowingly and intentionally misled the American public to advance its own interests and agenda, including: * Brazenly mischaracterizing intelligence and resorting to deceptive arguments to whip up public support for war with Iraq * Misrepresenting the provisions and effects of the presidentas supersized tax cuts * Offering misleading explanationsa instead of telling the full truth a about the 9/11 attacks * Lying about connections to corporate crooks * Presenting deceptive and disingenuous claims to sell controversial policies on the environment, stem cell research, missile defense, Social Security, white-collar crime, abortion, energy, and other crucial issues * Running a truth-defying, down-and-dirty campaign during the 2000 presidential contest and recount drama The Lies of George W. Bush is not a partisan whineait is instead a carefully constructed, fact-based account that clearly denotes how Bush has relied on deceptionafrom the campaign trail to the Oval Officeato win political and policy battles. With wit and style, Corn explains how Bush has managed to get away with it and explores the dangerous consequences of such presidential deceit in a perilous age. From the Hardcover edition.provision for a manual recount, but it is subject to uniform rules and objective standards.a Bush lawyer Ted Olson, ... On November 15, Bush went on television to counter an earlier Gore appearance and dissembled himself. aMy campaign, a heanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Lies of George W. Bush|
|Publisher||:||Crown - 2004-05-25|