An interview with Author Joe Conason about his new book: BIG LIES: THE RIGHT-WING PROPAGANDA MACHINE AND HOW IT DISTORTS THE TRUTH (ST. MARTIN'S). Joe Conason is the national correspondent for The New York Observer and writes a daily online journal for Salon. With Gene Lyons, he is the bestselling author of "The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton." His writing and reporting have appeared in many publications, including Harper's, The Guardian, The Nation and The New Republic. In his new book Conason argues that the media goes easier on Democrats and liberals on such issues as the economy, military records and their personal lives.