Liberal Critique

Download Audio

There is blood in the water at the Bush White House, and it's not just special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald who put it there, with his indictment of Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Scooter Libby.

Page one of USA Today reads like this:" A solid majority of Americans, 55 percent, now judge Bush's presidency to be a failure." Not a happy line for any president.

But deep critics of the Bush White House and the Iraq war say it's worse than that. Worse than perjury, worse than outing a CIA agent. They see a nation deliberately misled to war. And with indictments in the White House, this is their hour. For some, impeachment is their cry.

Hear Bush critics let it rip.


David Corn, Washington Editor, The Nation

Phyllis Bennis, Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies and author of the new book "Challenging Emprie: How People Governments and the U.N. Defy U.S. Power"

Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY). He represents the 15th District in New York.

Leon Panetta, Director of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy and former chief of staff to President Clinton (1994 to 1997).

This program aired on November 1, 2005.


More from On Point

Listen Live