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Scott McClellan stole the headlines this week. He's not the first White House spokesman to write a tell-all. But for George Bush's press secretary to blast a "culture of deception" right in his book title was pretty rich.

"Propaganda," writes McClellan. "Botched." "Illusion." "Humiliation." Oh my.

In the Democrats' world, it's decision time over Florida and Michigan and the Clinton-Obama marathon.

We've got record Army suicides, quake lakes in China, polygamist kids headed home, and housing prices way down — again.

This hour, On Point: Our Friday news roundtable goes behind the headlines.Guests:

Liz Halloran, senior political writer for U.S. News & World Report

Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on May 30, 2008.


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