Stories by David Corn

David Corn is the Washington bureau chief of Mother Jones and the co-author of Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War and is the author of The Lies of George W. Bush. He writes a blog at subscribe to David Corn's feed

Posted on: Dec 1, 2004, Source: The Nation

The folks propagating the election theft hysteria would be better off focusing on the real culprit: our flawed election system.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2004, Source: The Nation

Keep an eye on the highway to the Baghdad International Airport. That's where the Bush administration's rosy rhetoric meets the road.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2004, Source: The Nation

Clear away the rhetoric, and what mostly remains are the odd early exit polls, troubling instances of bad electronic voting, and curious – or possibly curious – trends in Florida. This may be the beginning of a case; it is not a case in itself.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2004, Source: The Nation

The Red-Blue battle – a war of culture, ideology, politics and psychology – will not end with the final tally in Ohio.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2004, Source: The Nation

The October surprise surely must be that George W. Bush has dodged at least a dozen scandals that probably would have taken down most other presidents.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2004, Source:

Before a televised discussion of Iraq, a reporter faces the incomprehensible cost of war and the glibness of the man who chose to wage it.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Has George Bush blown his re-election by saying just one word?

Posted on: Oct 6, 2004, Source: The Nation

Vice presidential picks haven't mattered in the past. And vice presidential debates haven't mattered. Neither will the one between Edwards and Cheney.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2004, Source: The Nation

The McCain-Bush conflict has been one of the most-watched soap operas in Washington. Now it appears the Arizona senator may have a rude surprise for the president.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2004, Source:

Everyone these days has advice for the presidential contender. But what's the campaign to do when fear is the prime motivator of this year's voter?

Posted on: Sep 13, 2004, Source: The Nation

In the final weeks of the election, expect to see more of Colin Powell, who will have plausible-sounding explanations for the screw-ups and offer soothing words about the "challenges" ahead.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2004, Source: The Nation

W.'s speech attempts to define the election as a referendum on his war and his mission from God.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

A few tips for George Bush's speechwriters.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2004, Source: The Nation

The GOP's real message on Tuesday night was Safety First.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2004, Source: The Nation

The good soldier pays the price of being a Republican.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2004, Source: The Nation

The hard right and the mushy right clash in New York over gay rights.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2004, Source: The Nation

David Corn didn't get his sushi dinner, but at least he got to lock horns with a few conservatives.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2004, Source: AlterNet

"The Bush crowd's response to the Swift Vets' campaign is hardly surprising. And it is hardly honorable."

Posted on: Aug 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Why did Porter Goss, Bush's new CIA nominee, go easy on the CIA's Iraq and 9/11 screw-ups?

Posted on: Aug 4, 2004, Source:

When Republicans fret, they tend to lash out. Desperate times call for desperate negative ads.