Weekly Standard editor William Kristol (son of neoconservative godfather Irving Kristol) is arguably the most powerful and influential neoconservative journalist in the country. The Weekly Standard consistently suggested that Iraq was a menace and left readers with the impression that Saddam Hussein had ties with Osama Bin Laden, Al-Quada and was responsible for 9/11. Of course, we now know that none of this was ever true. Here’s an example of The Weekly Standard’s duplicity:

The Weekly Standard is so closely associated with the Bush adminstration and the Iraq war that Vanity Fair published this parody:

Well, one military wife decided to let Mr. Kristol know exactly what she thought of him and his colleagues constant drumbeat for war, the price Americans are paying and her personal cost: