Introduction : swiftboarding for fun and profit -- How many reasons do you need to hate George W. Bush? -- Bush was no Churchill : seriously, he can't talk. so what? -- The swiftboat twins : how Jon Stewart and Frank Rich teamed up to mock and discredit Bush -- Who let Keith Olbermann go off his meds? : a look behind the curtain of left-wing cable news -- Sixteen words : the bogus storm over Bush's speech and the Wilson/Plame affair -- The numbers game : swiftboating the war with statistics -- Katrina and the Bush-hating left -- The echo chamber : Dailykos and the left-wing noise machine -- The torture myth : how the left spun Bush's restrained and successful interrogation techniques into the Spanish Inquisition -- Swiftboating the surge: how the Democrats got married to losing in Iraq -- What to do when swiftboating lies are spoken in your presence -- Afterword : how Barack Obama swiftboarded his way to the White House-- and beyond..
Bestselling author John Gibson shows that George W. Bush was the victim of a concentrated effort by Democrats and their allies in the press to discredit and distort virtually everything he did. That effort was amazingly successful.