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: Nov 14, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Bush's "new era of hope in Afghanistan" is hampered by his reluctance to send funds to the devastated region and lack of concern for severe human rights violations.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Terry McAuliffe -- along with comrades Gephardt and Daschle -- steered the Democrats into the rocks by producing no coherent, overarching message for his party.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Bold ideas have not been in vogue in U.S. politics for several years. Instead, both parties are erasing their differences, alienating voters in the process.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The election campaign of 2002 may seem uninspiring and meaningless, but it will have plenty of consequences -- just ask the corporate lobbyists writing up their Christmas wishlists.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2002, Source: The Nation

Country-rocker Steve Earle says he is not a political writer but an artist living in a very political time.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Now that it's election time, congressional Democrats say Bush is a corporate lackey out to screw the American people. But these are the same people who eagerly handed him the power to attack Iraq.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Pardon me if I don't worry about the supposed immediate danger from Baghdad, when neighbors are being massacred spitting distance from my child's school.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2002, Source: AlterNet

CIA chief is angry at members of Congress for insulting his agents. But it is the dismal failure of his agency to prevent the 9/11 attacks that is truly enraging.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2002, Source: AlterNet

There is at least one thing good about launching a pre-emptive strike -- we have the opportunity to total up the staggering financial costs of war before we wage it.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The president's draft resolution proves his eagerness to send troops into battle.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Can the Bush administration be expected to tell the truth about a war that is supposedly up for debate?

Posted on: Sep 5, 2002, Source: The Nation

While the Sept. 11 inquiry is far from done, in recent months the House and Senate intelligence committees released reports showing that the systemic stuff is pretty awful.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Bush's words, and those of his underlings, are practicing no-way-out geopolitics, setting the course for war.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Donald Rumsfeld is acting less like Defense Secretary and more like Secretary of State, hurling everything he can to build a case against Saddam, and much of it doesn't stick.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2002, Source: AlterNet

We'll take Al Gore's populist schtick again if that will prevent the self-righteous, warmongering Joe Lieberman from running for president in 2004.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Bush's approach to Iraq has been, threaten to shoot first, ask questions later.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Some politicians think the U.S. ought to use the talents of the glitter industry and we-can-sell-anything copywriters to enhance its standing within foreign cultures.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Bush may be rahrahing domestic adoption, but he's creating more orphans worldwide with rightwing policies.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Clinton wonders why the West stood by and did little as the AIDS crisis in Africa exploded. He could start by answering why his administration didn't respond in the first place.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The latest U.S. military mishap in Afghanistan proved once again that neither the Pentagon nor the Bush administration care to evaluate claims, determine guilt or even apologize.