August 29, 2007

countdown-gao-leak.jpg On Countdown, Keith Olbermann reveals that the latest, damning GAO report on Iraq was leaked by government officials who were afraid that much like previous negative reports, would be watered down by the Bush administration. As usual, chaos rules the day as Olbermann talks with retired Gen. Wesley Clark about President Bush's impending $50 billion request for continued operations in Iraq and reports that the Pentagon wants to re-write parts of the GAO report to fit their view of conditions on the ground in Iraq.

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