Finally, a "Surge" the Times Will Cover

As long as it's an expected surge in the number of homeless Iraq War veterans.

Dismissing the Surge's Success

James Glanz: "But another oversight official, Joseph A. Christoff...said some measures of what some see as progress in Iraq were not as clear-cut as they might seem."

Piling On Petraeus

The Times takes a cheap shot at Gen. Petraeus: "We hope Congress is not fooled by the silver stars, charts and rhetoric of yesterday's hearing."

NYT: Hopes for Iraq "Dim" and "Grim" - Other Outlets Takes More Mixed View

From Mark Mazzetti's lead story: "The assessment, known as a National Intelligence Estimate, casts strong doubts on the viability of the Bush administration strategy in Iraq.

Suddenly, Iraq Isn't Like Vietnam

Not when Bush makes the comparison to defend the war.

Ignoring Surge-Related Drop in Baghdad Violence, Times Frets Over Crowded Jails

"The numbers suggested that the security plan's emphasis on aggressive block-by-block sweeps of troubled neighborhoods in the capital had flooded Iraq's frail detention system, and appeared to ...

Wong Finds a Way to Spin Early Success of the Troop "Surge"

Edward Wong makes the worst out of some good news from Iraq: "The heightened American street presence may already have contributed to an increase in the percentage of American deaths that occur in ...

The Times Falsely Blames GOP for Denying Troop Debate

"...Republicans were able to deny opponents of the troop increase a debate on a resolution challenging Mr. Bush." But which party is really trying to stop a full debate on Bush's plan for more ...

GOP Still "Blocking" Debate on Iraq?

Zeleny repeats Democrat spin that it's Republicans who are blocking debate in the Senate regarding Bush's troop increase, while Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid refuses to allow votes on two ...

CNN Starts Weeklong Katrina Series with Attack on Insurance Companies

Reporter Velshi, anchor O'Brien assume corporate greed, dismiss personal responsibility.
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