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Anatomy of Deceit: How the Bush Administration Used the Media to Sell the Iraq War and Out a Spy
What happens when Washington, D.C. pundits and journalists run in the same social circles as the powerful people they cover? When the President and his administration trade press access for loyalty? You get a complicit, uncritical press greasing the skids to a brutal war, conspiring to out a CIA agent, and muddying the waters of a grand jury investigation. In the fearful a ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 25th 2007 by Vaster Books
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Jun 07, 2007 Brad rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone concerned about our current Government
This book is absolutely intriguing. I cannot explain any better what this book is about then its own author, Marcy Wheeler: "It's a story about our ongoing threat to democracy. It's a story about what happens when those we employ to expose the workings and abuses of power instead get giddily seduced by power."