Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Non Stop Needling
And no substantive response. The press corps picks and picks at David Kay's claims on WMD. Scott McClellan, in the unenviable position of reading from a tight script, has tried numerous techniques. Suggesting that the word "imminent" comes from the media, rather than written law (In order to begin the world's imminent slide into Anarchy, the President has declared that there is no international law. He did this repeatedly at a recent press conference, when he joked "International Law? I'm going to have to talk to a lawyer about that," using the tone to suggest someone had just asked about molepeople under the Earth's skin. Suggesting that Saddam "had the ability" without ever saying what he had the ability to do. (Change of sentence midstream.) Suggesting Saddam had abilities, not just potentialities.

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