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McClellan: "I Could Not Say Honestly Today That This Administration . . . Does Not Engage in Torture"

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the ABC News Shuffle Podcast this week, former White House spokesman Scott McClellan had some interesting things to say about torture. After I ask...

Jason Linkins

Media Can't Have It Both Ways On McClellan: They Were Either Duped Or Derelict In Duty | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one woke up Sunday morning needing Tim Russert to prove that McClellan changed his tune since leaving the White House -- McClellan had written a whole gollydarned BOOK on that very topic.

Jason Linkins

Fox's O'Reilly Hosts Mind-Numbing Tete-a-Tete With Scott McClellan | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I wish there was some novel and refined way of describing last night's vertigo-inducing interview session between Fox's pointy-headed shoutbot Bill O'...

The People of the United States vs. McClellan

Andrew Foster Altschul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Foster Altschul

McClellan's excuse of "I was just doing my job" is no more a valid defense now than it was at Nuremberg -- and I don't remember anyone there being sentenced to a lucrative book deal.

Jason Linkins

Jeff Gannon, Pretend White House Correspondent, Weighs In On McClellan, So...There's That | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jeff Gannon, the pretend White House correspondent with a pretend name whose chief contribution to American politics was finding a point of intersecti...

Jason Linkins

CNN's Yellin On Run-Up To War: Corporate Execs Pushed For Positive Coverage Of Bush | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATE: Yellin responds in an update, below.] CNN's congressional correspondent Jessica Yellin, appearing on last night's Anderson Cooper 360 as a p...

Jason Linkins

Chris Matthews Has Awkward Interview With Ari Fleischer On McClellan Book | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Matthews had former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer on for a lengthy interview tonight on the matter of Scott McClellan's tell-all, Wh...

Scotty Come Lately

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

How many times are we going to have a key Bush administration official try to wash the blood off his hands -- and add a chunk of change to his bank account -- by writing a come-clean book years after the fact instead of when it actually could have made a difference? Read More Unmasking McCain: His Reactionary Record on Reproductive Rights Many women who are avowed Hillary Clinton supporters are declaring they won't vote for Obama in the fall. I get the anger and the disappointment. But to quote SNL's Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers: Really? You'd rather vote for a man who has a 25-year history of voting against a woman's right to choose? Read More WATCH: CNBC's Business Nation Goes Behind The Scenes At HuffPost