Scott Horton Interviews Eric Boehlert
Eric Boehlert, senior fellow at Media Matters for America and author of Lapdogs: How The Press Rolled Over for Bush, discusses the Pentagon’s army of retired generals sent out to disseminate the war party’s propaganda, how the corporate media failed to promote alternative viewpoints to the invasion, the power and danger of “groupthink,” and John McCain’s free-ride from the media.
MP3 here. (24:58)
Eric Boehlert is senior fellow at Media Matters for America, a former senior writer for Salon and author of Lapdogs: How The Press Rolled Over for Bush.