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Wed Nov 02, 2005 at 02:32 PM PST

Kill this meme

by joshloki

I've started to here this a lot.
From Max Boot's L.A. Times "Plamegates Real Liar" Nov. 2nd 2005:
Much more egregious were the ways in which Wilson misrepresented his findings. In his famous New York Times Op-Ed article (July 6, 2003), Wilson gave the impression that his eight-day jaunt proved that Iraq was not trying to acquire uranium in Africa. Therefore, when administration officials nevertheless cited concerns about Hussein's nuclear ambitions, Wilson claimed that they had "twisted" evidence "to exaggerate the Iraqi threat." The Senate Intelligence Committee was not kind to this claim either.
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On Friday October 28th Richard Clarke appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher and said this:

CLARKE: Oh, yeah, I think the Scooter Libby crowd, the Paul Wolfowitz crowd, the Dick Cheney crowd, told everyone in Washington before they ever got into office, in their essays for the  New American Century, that they wanted to do this[Iraq war]. It was no secret. They were going to do it. They were going to find some justification. And they conveniently found one on 9/11. But they would have found another one.
What the does he mean "conveniently found one [justification]."  This is a very disturbing piece of information to hear from the former counter-terrorism czar who worked in the Whitehouse before, during, and after 9/11.  Any insight into this comment?
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