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Antiwar Radio: Tim Dickinson

Tim Dickinson, contributing editor at Rolling Stone, discusses his article “Make-Believe Maverick,” the early shaping of John McCain’s personality and the McCain “brand,” his similar lineage and “daddy complex” to that of Bush Jr., his not-so-heroic behavior as a POW, how his family connections kept him flying, his choice of Sarah Palin for vice president and how he slept his way to the top.

Antiwar Radio: Tim Dickinson

Tim Dickinson, contributing editor at Rolling Stone, discusses his recent article “Bush’s Lapdogs: What Happened to DC’s Watchdogs?” How the dozens of Inspectors General appointed by Bush have changed their positions from auditor watchdogs to complicit lapdogs, how they suppress governmental crimes and get fired if they do their real jobs.