Weekend Watchdog Wrap-Up

Bill Scher

Not fair to say the Sunday shows were bereft of issues on Sunday, yet they still flinched from the tough questions and went 0-for-3 for the Watchdog.

No supporter of the Iraq invasion and occupation was asked about the bipartisan Senate report finding the Bush administration statements on WMD contradicted what was in the intelligence.

On ABC’s This Week, Sen. Lindsey Graham was not asked about the debate over the 21st Century GI Bill, despite new comments from veterans’ groups criticizing Graham for opposing generous education benefits to Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.

And on Fox News Sunday, Gov. Tim Pawlenty was not asked about the latest information on the I-35W bridge collapse, finding that insufficient funds contributed to bad maintenance decisions.

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