I cribbed this from a NY Times editorial this morning:
Mr. Bush says everyone had the same intelligence he had - Mr. Clinton and his advisers, foreign governments, and members of Congress - and that all of them reached the same conclusions. The only part that is true is that Mr. Bush was working off the same intelligence Mr. Clinton had. But that is scary, not reassuring. The reports about Saddam Hussein's weapons were old, some more than 10 years old. Nothing was fresher than about five years, except reports that later proved to be fanciful.
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It's hard to imagine what Mr. Bush means when he says everyone reached the same conclusion. There was indeed a widespread belief that Iraq had chemical and biological weapons. But Mr. Clinton looked at the data and concluded that inspections and pressure were working - a view we now know was accurate. France, Russia and Germany said war was not justified. Even Britain admitted later that there had been no new evidence about Iraq, just new politics
Heh. The entire article is here. I suppose it's reassuring that the rest of the country is FINALLY grokking what some of us have known since, oh, March of 2003.
I kinda knew this one:
To which race of Middle Earth do you belong?
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I almost ended up a Dwarf but I changed "mountains" to "pastoral setting" and got more the answer I expected. Much as I've always aspired to be elvin or Numenorean, I think I've known most of my life that I'm a hobbit at heart. :)