Keith Olbermann Updates The Nexus Of Terror And Politics - Creating Terror Scares

Countdown-Nexus-Update On "Countdown" Keith Olbermann talked with Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News about President Bush's use of trumped up terror alerts to drown out the roar of scandals plaguing his administration. As the heat was turning up on Alberto Gonzales and contempt of Congress charges being brought against Harriet Miers and Josh Bolten, the Bush gang ratcheted up the fear mongering -- again.

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Bunch points out that the press went nuts covering the recent wired cheese dry run terror warnings leaked by the DHS, but as it turns out, the evidence didn't show any kind of terrorist dry run whatsoever. He also points out that it was completely unnecessary to do this right at the height of the summer travel season, although I imagine that's exactly why they timed it that way.

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