Exposing Washington’s spinning permanent campaign

So why are we in Afghanistan again with the coalition of the willing?
Why are we in a coalition with these lying scum bags? To help the Afghanistan people?

I don’t think so. After 7 years of “helping” the Afghan people the only thing the coalition has achieved is pumping the country full with Depleted Uranium which will contaminate the country,its inhabitants life stock for the next 45 billion years. By installing Karzay as president we have allowed corruption on a truly stupendous scale to take a strangle hold on it’s already poor economy and in Helmand province, currently under control of the US army the biggest opium harvests ever have been recorded. And no, it ‘s not the Taliban growing it , in fact in 1999 until the invasion it was for the first time in decades that no opium was produced because the Taliban deemed un-Islamic.(travellerev)

In a White House full of Bush loyalists, none was more loyal than Scott McClellan, the bland press secretary who spread the company line for all the government to follow each day. His word, it turns out, was worthless, his confessional memoir a glimpse into Washington’s world of spin and even outright deception.

Instead of effective government, Americans were subjected to a “permanent campaign” that was “all about manipulating sources of public opinion to the president’s advantage,” McClellan writes in a book stunning for its harsh criticism of Bush. “Presidential initiatives from health care programs to foreign invasions are regularly devised, named, timed and launched with one eye (or both eyes) on the electoral calendar.”

The spokesman’s book is called “What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception.”

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