May 16, 2008
Bush’s Speech to Knesset
Bush counselor Ed Gillespie challenged Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Joe Biden to point to a sentence that they could consider “reckless” or “outrageous” in Pres. Bush’s recent address to the Knesset. Now that he mentions it… Countdown discusses with Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter.
McCain’s Hypocrisy About The Hamas
McCain’s hypocrisy about the Hamas
May 16: Washington editor of The Nation, Chris Hayes, talks about Sen. John McCain’s previous support of U.S. diplomacy with both Hamas and Syria. Is this another McCain flip-flop?
Chris Matthews: Appease This
Hardball’s Chris Matthews talks about his heated exchange with Los Angeles radio talk show host Kevin James about appeasement and Nazi Germany.
Bushed! Troops Lack Necessary Equipment
Troops lack the equipment they need
May 16: U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that U.S. troops did not get the bomb resistant vehicles they needed because this could “potentially compete with other, longer-term procurement priorities.”
Bush’s Non-Sacrifices For the War
Bush’s non-‘sacrifices’ for the war
May 16: Comedian Paul Mecurio discusses all the things President Bush has NOT given up since the war started.
Updated: May 17, 2008
Rachel Maddow Guest Hosts Countdown
[With Richard Wolffe]