Sticking to Their Guns
Friday, January 30, 2004
In the face of mounting evidence that Saddam's Iraq posed no imminent threat to the U.S., the Bush administration continues to insist that Operation Iraqi Freedom was justified. White House officials are reverting to linguistic obfuscation, emphasis on certain talking points and the omission of others, and of course, blaming the media. Brooke talks to New Yorker senior editor Hendrick Hertzberg about the White House's efforts to gradually shift the terms of the Iraq debate.