An Ode to the Pentagon's Most Aggressive Cheerleader: Barbara Starr
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After two decades as Pentagon Cheerleader at CNN (nobody does it better), Barbara Starr is retiring. And the loving sendoffs from Pentagon officials are warming Useful Idiot hearts.
Or, as Caitlin Johnstone put it:
So let’s all cozy up and watch some of Barbara Starr’s greatest hits in service of the US military. Whether it’s cheering on US killings in Libya or spreading Pentagon lies in Syria, there’s something here for everyone.
Barbara Starr, we join the Pentagon in acknowledging your aggressive service in promoting Pentagon lies. We salute you.
Plus, CNN wants to ban TikTok while state-media Morning Joe fawns over the legend of Nancy Pelosi. Katie and Aaron throw down on it all.
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