With American deaths climbing and public support falling, President Bush stubbornly says the U.S. will “stay the course” and American troops will remain in the dangerous, war-ravaged country, fighting a war that many military experts say cannot be won.
CNN took right-wing political columnist Robert Novak off the air late Thursday after he uttered “this is bullshit” and walked off the set of “Inside Politics” while it was still on the air.
Where would journalism be without the annual hot weather stories –those events that are far less worthy of the attention they get simply because they arrive during the dog days of summer when about the only domestic excitement traditionally centers around baseball, preparations for football and arguments about whether we should teach children creationism or evolution?
Sixty years ago, the United States triggered the nuclear arms race with the former Soviet Union by dropping the atom bomb on Hiroshima. Now America and its former foe are engaged in a sometimes-clandestine and always-expensive effort to prevent terrorists from getting the stuff that bomb was made of.