Tag Archives: Josh Marshall

Nobel, Schmobel

It was pretty clear the Nobel Peace Prize committee goofed when they awarded the 2009 version to Barack Obama, apparently for the sole reason that he was not George W. Bush.  I have sympathy for their error; I was as tired of W’s arrogant idiocy as anyone. Four years later, I wonder if the Nobel [...]

Pants Aflame

Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo noted the other day that former White House adviser and current Fox News commentator Karl Rove was meddling the lie that it was the Democrats in Congress and not George W. Bush who pushed to have a vote on the Iraq war resolution before the 2002 mid-term elections. Mr. [...]