12 July 2003

Whoops 3
From Seeing the Forest:

Atrios points to Oliver Willis, who remind us:
Condi June 8, Meet the Press: "We did not know at the time - no one knew at the time, in our circles - maybe someone knew down in the bowels of the agency, but no one in our circles knew that there were doubts and suspicions that this might be a forgery."

Today's news:
"There was even some discussion on that specific sentence, so that it reflected better what the CIA thought and the speech was cleared," Rice said.
"Some specifics about amount and place were taken out...with the change in that sentence, the speech was cleared."

It's beginning to look a lot like the art of intercontinental fibbing is beyond the abilities of the coalition leadership.

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