March 15th, 2009

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consortiumnews.com WPost Is a Neocon Propaganda Sheet By Robert Parry March 15, 2009 (A Special Re

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Robert Parry, "Washington Post is a Neocon Propaganda Sheet"--3/15/09

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WPost Is a Neocon Propaganda Sheet

By Robert Parry
March 15, 2009 (A Special Report)

For Americans who hear the name Washington Post and still think of “All the President’s Men” – brave journalists and editors facing down a corrupt President – today’s version of the newspaper would be a sad disappointment, a betrayal of a noble past.

Over the last three decades, the Post has evolved into a neoconservative propaganda sheet, especially its opinion section which fronted for George W. Bush’s false Iraq-WMD claims, led the long-term bashing of Iraq War critics, and defends whatever actions the Israeli government takes, including the recent war in Gaza and apparently its desire to preemptively bomb Iran.

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