“The Deafness Before the Storm.”


Keith Olbermann’s feed at Twitter is worth a glance, too.

OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR: The Deafness Before the Storm, by Kurt Eichenwald (New York Times)

… I have read excerpts from many of them, along with other recently declassified records, and come to an inescapable conclusion: the administration’s reaction to what Mr. Bush was told in the weeks before that infamous briefing reflected significantly more negligence than has been disclosed. In other words, the Aug. 6 document, for all of the controversy it provoked, is not nearly as shocking as the briefs that came before it.