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MoveOn: Obama Afghanistan Exit Strategy Needed

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In its first direct pressure on President Obama over a major war-and-peace issue, MoveOn will call on the president today to develop an exit strategy ...

The Latest Proof that the Karl Rove Playbook Has Become the MSM's Bible

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The mainstream media seems intent on confirming that it has so internalized the Right's framing and messages they have now become part of its DNA. The first of the latest round of exhibits proving this was offered into evidence during last week's ABC debate. This was followed by the New York Times' epic revelation of the unseemly complicity between the Pentagon and the media in delivering the Bush administration's talking points on Iraq via "a kind of Trojan media horse" -- Pentagon-approved, prepped, and financially-enriched "military analysts" dutifully parroting the Bush party line, with nary a raised eyebrow from the TV stations and newspapers offering these highly-decorated sock puppets their prestigious platforms. And it's not just the media. Witness Hillary Clinton repeating the Rove-promoted lie that MoveOn was against intervention in Afghanistan after 9/11.

Clinton Slams Democratic Activists At Private Fundraiser

Celeste Fremon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Celeste Fremon

At a small closed-door fundraiser after Super Tuesday, Sen. Hillary Clinton blamed what she called the "activist base" of the Democratic Party -- and ...