so, dick cheney is busily
making the case that iran cannot
be allowed to possess nukes as
the nombre 1 justification for
launching an attack on that
country. . .
but, in august, 2007, george
bush hears, from michael mcconnell,
that he has "new intell information"
on the state of iran's nuke program. . .
and bush doesn't ask what that new
information holds -- in fact, he
only heard about the NIE last week!?
both emptywheel and talkingpointsmemo
have pointed to the lack of consistency
in bush's (at least post-october 17)
rhetoric as a "tell" that he is
fibbing about what he knew, and
when he knew it. . .
all i need do, is watch him, under fairly-
benign press corps questioning today, to
see he is being deceptive, here -- take a look,
it's only about one minute 40 seconds long:
or, in higher res -- higher bandwidth: