"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please." (Mark Twain)

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

On What "Everybody Believed" 

Barbara O'Brien has written an important post at The American Street (also at The Mahablog and DKos), in which she examines the Boy King's claim that “intelligence agencies from around the world agreed with our assessment of Saddam Hussein.” She thoroughly documents that at least one agency, Hans Blix's UNMOVIC - you know, the inspectors who were actually in country - emphatically did not agree with the administration's assessment, and she asks:
So, is he lying? Or does he just have a real bad memory? Hmm.

Go read the whole thing, and ponder the question yourself.

 

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