The following interview is from the March 31st, 2013 episode of Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV ( It’s easy to blame the Bush administration for the lies that led us into Iraq, but to do that, you have to ignore the role the traditional media played. There was little to no pushback from the mainstream media in 2003, and they actively helped push our nation into an un-winnable war. Mike Papantonio talks about the many failures of the traditional media with progressive TV and radio host Thom Hartmann.