We will abide by the Geneva Conventions. And the most asked question at the transition Web site: Will Obama prosecute past torturers? John Dean joins us. The president-elect, meanwhile, as unemployment spikes to its highest in 16 years, still relentless about the stimulus.
'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Tuesday, May 5, 2009
'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Tuesday, May 5,
The circular firing squad reloads, and Boss Limbaugh still has the biggest gun and no aim. He says the protest has been taken away from the grassroots. Too centralized, too many chiefs, and not enough guys dressed up as natives in Boston Harbor? The Justice Department internal torture legal review: The judgment on the quality of the lawyerly rationalization gymnastics during the Bush administration. It is nearly finished. The new right wing role models against gay marriage.
Following the nomination, her public image came under close media scrutiny,   particularly regarding her religious perspective on public life, her socially conservative views, and a perceived lack of experience. Palin's experience in foreign and domestic politics came under criticism among conservatives as well as liberals following her nomination. This was "the lowest vote of confidence in a running mate since the elder George Bush chose then-Indiana senator Dan Quayle to join his ticket in Republicans cited her tenure in executive office, high popularity, past focus on ethics and energy issues, her personal life, as well as her command of the Alaska National Guard and Alaska's proximity to foreign countries among reasons for the choice of Sarah Palin. Criticism focused on her limited foreign policy experience and work on major policy issues and claims of low amount of actual responsibility as well as alleged misconduct during her time in office.