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Thursday, November 17, 2005

This Man is a Very, Very Bad Man

Posted by on November 17 at 10:40 AM

“In Washington you can ordinarily rely on some basic measure of truthfulness and good faith in the conduct of political debate.

But in the last several weeks we have seen a wild departure from that tradition.

And the suggestion that’s been made by some US senators that the president of the United States or any member of this administration purposely misled the American people on pre-war intelligence is one of the most dishonest and reprehensible charges ever aired in this city.”

Speech Transcript

God, what a bastard.

It is increasingly clear to a majority of Americans—and has been clear to some of us for years—that the Bush administration absolutely “misled the American people on pre-war intelligence.” Whether it was purposeful or not is still up for debate, primarily because they won’t let anyone investigate it. If it wasn’t purposeful, then it was the result of massive incompetence. Either way, it’s not the fault of the people who are pointing it out.

Evil. Pure and simple. If you’re religious, here’s your devil, in action.

Dick Cheney himself was a primary misleader. He repeatedly made public assertions that he absolutely knew to be false. He has never been made to answer for any of it. We have met the enemy, and he is a Dick.