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  • War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death

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    Protests against the Bush administration and the Iraq War continued across the country over the Memorial Day weekend. Today we spend the hour looking at how presidents from Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush sold wars to the American public. Media critic Norman Solomon and the Media Education Foundation have released a documentary titled, "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death." The film is based on Solomon’s book of the same name. The film features extended commentary by Solomon and is narrated by Sean Penn. [includes rush transcript]