Craig Unger, author of House of Bush, House of Saud and The Fall of the House of Bush, discusses George W. Bush and the neocon crew’s destruction of the Bush family name and the policy of Bush Sr., Brent Scowcroft’s attempts to reign the boy in, why the realists didn’t overthrow Baghdad, Jr.’s psychological problems, his lie that he was converted to Christianity by Billy Graham when really he was baptized in a toilet, his belief in John Hagee style Christian Zionism, Cheney’s role in the administration and the danger of war with Iran.
MP3 here. (38:44)
Craig Unger is an award winning investigative reporter and author based in New York. His work has been published in The New Yorker, Esquire, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and many other publications. He is currently a contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine and the best-selling author of House of Bush, House of Saud (Scribner, 2004), and The Fall of the House of Bush (Scribner, 2007). He is also a Fellow at The Center on Law and Security at NYU’s School of Law. His work was featured in Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 and he has appeared as an analyst on CNN, The Charlie Rose Show on PBS, NBC’s Today Show, National Public Radio, ABC Radio, Air America, and many other broadcast outlets.