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: Jul 30, 2004, Source: The Nation

With his Big Speech, Kerry changes the political meaning of Vietnam and positions himself well for the battle ahead.

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

Edwards' keynote on Wednesday night lacked the spark of his speeches during the primaries.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2004, Source: The Nation

"Even when a decisive election is only three months away, there still is time and opportunity for politicians (and their handicappers in the media) to gaze further down the road."

Posted on: Jul 27, 2004, Source: The Nation

Bush, that is. And that is not the question. For it has already been answered. And the answer is, no. But not exactly.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2004, Source: The Nation

The Democrats enter Boston on-message: unity and energy. The funny thing is, it seems to be true.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2004, Source: The Nation

Want to know why the conservatives are going after Joe Wilson? Just read the Wall Street Journal.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2004, Source: The Nation

The 9/11 Report confirms many of the preliminary findings that shed a dark light on the actions of the Bush administration.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2004, Source: The Nation

Republicans are using the Senate Intelligence Committee report to settle scores with former Ambassador for embarrassing the President. That he is also John Kerry's foreign policy advisor doesn't hurt.

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

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says President is no liar; he just stretches the truth. Maybe he needs to consult the dictionary.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2004, Source: The Nation

The editors of The New Republic, unabashed in their support for the Iraq war, sort of, not entirely, regret their cheerleading.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

In a new edition of his book, David Corn wonders how civil should debate be if the president is not telling the truth about life-and-death issues.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2004, Source: The Nation

The current Reagan-mania undercuts the old conservative bromide that the media are dishonest bastions filled to the brim with liberals.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2004, Source: The Nation

From the firing of the air traffic controllers to Fawn Hall to massacres in El Salvador, it's worthwhile keeping this list in mind when the hagiography of Ronald Reagan reaches fever pitch.

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

George Tenet should have submitted his resignation or been fired after 9/11, and then again after it became clear there were few, if any, weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

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

Former Ambassador Joseph Wilson talks about the CIA leak of his wife's identity, the war in Iraq and his new book.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2004, Source: The Nation

The Iraqi security forces constantly touted by the Bush administration are only slightly more real than Saddam's WMD.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2004, Source: The Nation

Bob Woodward's new book depicts a president who shuns responsibility, critical thinking and self-doubt, and instead mistakes stubbornness for leadership.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2004, Source: The Nation

The 527 controversy demonstrates that critics of the McCain-Feingold measure were to some extent right: Try to dam the stream of campaign dollars and it will flow elsewhere.

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

According to the newly installed public editor of the New York Times, op-ed columnists have the divine right to make false assertions.

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

1) Conventional wisdom rules the day; 2) it's no sin to be electable; and 3) after 9/11, America wants a grown-up at the wheel.