Daily Show on calling Iraq a "Civil War" [VIDEO]

Both NBC and MSNBC have decided to use the phrase "civil war" when referring to the fighting in Iraq. The administration is apoplectic, as you can imagine, and the absurd game of finding alternative names for everything is in overdrive.

The Daily Show is on it:

When pressed, Daily Show analyst John Oliver -- like our vaunted leadership -- refuses to use the words "civil war," opting instead for "faith-based melee," "internal sovereignty challenge," and more (or less)... (video to the right).

Also, watch Olbermann's segment on the Civil War HERE...

To read more about the media conflict see today's front page story on AlterNet HERE.


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