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Oh, Now We Want Honesty!

When asked on NBC this morning about Terry’s toy AWOL story, Condi Rice declared: “What the American people want is steadiness by their President and resolve by their President in a time of peril and that’s what they’re getting in the leadership of President Bush.”

Katie Couric argued back: “But, but clearly they want honesty and, and when they hear a rationale for war they want it ensured that this is accurate. According to the latest Time/CNN poll about President Bush’s credibility when asked: ‘Do you think George Bush is a leader you can trust or do you have some doubts and reservations?’ 55 percent said they had doubts and reservations while 44 percent said they believe that the President is a leader they can trust.”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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