Fox and AP repeated misleading Bush rhetoric on Iraq intelligence manipulation

Following President Bush’s Veterans Day speech at Pennsylvania’s Tobyhanna Army Depot, the Associated Press as well as Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer uncritically repeated Bush’s misleading claim that the Senate Intelligence Committee disproved Democratic allegations that the Bush administration manipulated intelligence leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Neither the AP nor Hemmer noted that the Senate Intelligence Committee has yet to report on its investigation into the Bush administration’s use of prewar intelligence and, therefore, has not addressed the Democrats’ allegations. Read more »

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