Counterspin, for September 23, 2005 - 2:00pm
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Supreme Court nominee John Roberts has certainly passed the media confirmation process, with most of the coverage quite favorable to Bush's nominee for chief justice. With all that praise, what are we missing? Elliot Mincberg of People for the American Way will join us to answer that question. Also this week: Though Iraq news has been largely pushed off front-pages, the war obviously still grinds on. And opinion-shaping media in the U.S.-pundits and editorial page writers-are mostly ignoring increasing calls for withdrawing the troops. But what do Iraqis think about ending the occupation of their country? David Enders will join us to talk about one aspect of the Iraq debate that gets next to no media attention.