On Bush, Cheney, Weiner

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Abby Zimet

Glenn Greenwald notes the grotesque discrepancies of the Weiner debacle: The Congressman is forced out of office; Bush and Cheney - torture, illegal spying, hundreds of thousands of dead in Iraq and lies unending - were not. Thanks go, in part, to the so-called media. Watch cable teevee cut away from Pelosi when she wants to talk about not weiners but jobs.

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