This is George Bush’s accountability moment. That’s why I’m here. The mainstream media aren’t holding him accountable. Neither is Congress. So I’m not leaving Crawford until he’s held accountable. - Cindy Sheehan

There are things worth fighting for. And there are even some worth dying for. But Iraq is not one of them. - James Moore

      
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Friday, August 19, 2005

O'Donnell bitchslapped righteously!

Last night on Hardball , Norah O'Donnell let Ken Mehlman continually spew all the standard lies....9/11, Central Front on the War on Terror......onandonandadnauseumon.....and then:

O‘DONNELL: Michael Scheuer left the CIA in 2004 after 22 years with the agency. He was the CIA‘s man in charge of tracking Osama bin Laden and what he was up to. And he warned the CIA director that our country faced an imminent threat from Osama bin Laden. ....

snip

O‘DONNELL: And, finally, the president has made the case that winning the war in Iraq is central to winning the war on terror and making sure that Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda cannot take—harm the United States. Is that true, if we win there, will that help?

SCHEUER: No, ma‘am. The war in Iraq has broken the back of our counterterrorism effort. I‘m not an expert on the threat posed by Saddam Hussein, but the invasion of Iraq has made sure this war will last decades ahead and it has transferred bin Laden and al Qaeda from being man and an organization into being a philosophy and a movement. We‘ve really made sure that the war against us is going to be a long and very bloody one. Iraq was an absolutely disastrous decision.

John, over at Crooks and Liars, is posting the video.

I wrote Juan Cole and asked him for a list of talking points for when assholes like Mehlman get the mouth trots. I'm sure he has much better things to do, but I couldn't help it after watching that last night.

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