Countdown: Bush’s Speech + McCain’s Hypocrisy + Matthews: Appease This + Bushed!


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]


Bush Addressing Israeli Parliament + Bush Compares Obama To Hitler Appeasers + Kerry & Biden

Bush committed political treason today + Bush attacks Obama + Matthews Tears Up Kevin James

McCain Madness: Adviser ousted in conflict uproar + Hamas

Obama Responds to Bush and McCain Foreign Policy Attacks