Today we look at the media narrative, and push back at the Right Wing Noise Machine. As background, Jason Leopold discusses the now-declassified CIA document that supposedly justified the Iraq Invasion.
Vagabond Scholar discusses the courage to make others suffer, ie., Iraq.
The Rectification of Names conducts a back-and-forth socratic conversation with Jonah Goldberg… about that populist, progressive conservative Mike Huckabee.
Checking Out Your Shorts has a few, brief words to say about the Duggars.
Bonus Track: Fawny transcribes film auteur John Waters commencement address at the Rhode Island School of Design. There’s also a link to a video of the address, but you might want to keep the sound low if you are in your office; it's not (totally) safe for work.
Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors and at Liberaland. You can follow Tengrain on the electric Twitter machine, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).