Recommended Reading

I was going to write a big post relating reports that the White House is in “panic mode” over Iraq and the latest fear-mongering from the administration fluffers at ABC’s The Blotter about an Al-Qaeda cell in the US (“Senior U.S. intelligence officials tell ABC News new intelligence suggests a small al Qaeda cell is on its way to the United States, or may already be here.”—I’m sure I read that same sentence once in a news story about killer bees, for Christ’s sake), but Jill has already written a splendid one, and why mess with perfection?



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3 responses to “Recommended Reading

  1. Pingback: University Update - Iraq - Recommended Reading

  2. This became a case of the boy who cried wolf! for me about 5 years ago, but I wonder how many people still buy into the “al qaeda’s coming to get us!” line? About 25% of the country, maybe?

  3. About 25% of the country, maybe?

    I don’t know. Probably way less than that, if you consider that most of Bush’s dwindling supporters don’t really believe that shit, either. It’s just a convenient excuse for their public displays of wanton hatred.

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