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  •  That's not why (8+ / 0-)

    Bush didn't "reveal" this because he wanted the Congress to preemptively exonerate him of war crimes.  

    He did it so he could say the line, "Were it not for this program, our intelligence community believes that al-Qaida and its allies would have succeeded in launching another attack against the American homeland."

    Which pansies want to hide behind quaint ideals like the Constitution and the rule of law?  Which pansies debate abstract ideals when lives are at stake?  Which pansies are incapable of seeing a threat until it's too late?  THE DEMOCRATS, THAT'S WHO.

    It really is classic Rove.  The Republicans have had their former biggest asset turned into a liability.  Rove's trying to turn it back again.

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