[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]
On the 8 December 2016 edition of CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello boosted a liberal criticism of President-Elect Donald Trump picking several retired generals to his Cabinet. She first asked former Obama Cabinet member Janet Napolitano, "Democrats — they're worried that Mr. Trump has picked so many generals....Does that concern you?" The anchor followed up by underlining how "some, though, say a militarized view of America got us into...the Iraq War. It created problems at Abu Ghraib. It created the mess that is now Guantanamo Bay. So, do they have a point?"