Saudi Prince Abdullah at the Bush ranch: more fun

Radley notes this curious juxtaposition of stories on the frontpage of today's Dallas Morning News...



and Nico provides a handy checklist: "Here’s what President Bush did – and did not – do during the visit:


Stroll through wildflowers


Stand up for pro-democracy Saudi activists

Despite his lofty rhetoric, President Bush uttered not one word about the three Saudi dissidents..." (The Agitator via August Pollack & ThinkProgress)

Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. AlterNet’s journalists work tirelessly to counter the traditional corporate media narrative. We’re here seven days a week, 365 days a year. And we’re proud to say that we’ve been bringing you the real, unfiltered news for 20 years—longer than any other progressive news site on the Internet.

It’s through the generosity of our supporters that we’re able to share with you all the underreported news you need to know. Independent journalism is increasingly imperiled; ads alone can’t pay our bills. AlterNet counts on readers like you to support our coverage. Did you enjoy content from David Cay Johnston, Common Dreams, Raw Story and Robert Reich? Opinion from Salon and Jim Hightower? Analysis by The Conversation? Then join the hundreds of readers who have supported AlterNet this year.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure AlterNet remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to AlterNet, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.

Close