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View Diary: Watching Maddow's "Hubris: Selling the Iraq War" (189 comments)

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  •  I think this was intended for people that (10+ / 0-)

    were completely cluess, Fox-informed, or only knew a little bit about the subject.

    Anyone on here would probably already know most if not all of the stuff she's going to cover.

    When analyzing things like this, you have to realize that most people don't know and/or don't care about a lot of these details and don't think about these kinds of things often.

    The average American, though they thought the war was annoying and hated it at the end, still looked only at the soundbites:

    "Oh, we're going to war, must be for a good reason cuz everyone says so. Oh, we killed that asshole dictator guy. That's good, right? So we'll be done soon. Oh, wait, what, we're still fighting that war? That's stupid. Why are we wasting resources and lives there?"

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