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News :: Politics
History as an Alibi: MAUREEN DOWD - Bush Legacy;Senate cuts off Cheney;On DC Madam's List?
11 Jul 2007
DOWD: When presidents have screwed up and want to console themselves, they think history will give them a second chance.

THE COMPLETE ARTICLE AND MORE
OP-ED COLUMNIST
History as an Alibi

By MAUREEN DOWD
Published: July 11, 2007

On Friday, Condi Rice played hooky and spent the afternoon at the Tiger Woods golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in suburban Maryland.

She had lunch at the clubhouse with Tiger, who had dedicated the contest to American servicemen. She followed Phil Mickelson and Brad Faxon for a bit, after having them over to the White House on the Fourth to watch the fireworks. She gave interviews about her newfound affection for golf, laughing about her errant drives and “wicked hook.”

Like W. going out boating and fishing in Kennebunkport as Britain and its new prime minister, Gordon Brown, reeled from terrorist attacks, Condi acted as if she didn’t have a care in the world. And why on earth should she?

The homeland security chief, Michael Chertoff, has a gut feeling that a Qaeda cell might be coming or already be here. “Summertime seems to be appealing to them,” he said, sounding more like a meteorologist than the man charged with keeping us safe.

. . . [I]n a speech in Cleveland yesterday, the president was still repeating his deranged generalities.

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http://mparent7777-2.blogspot.com/2007/07/history-as-alibi-maureen-dowd-

Posted by CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER NEWS mparent7777 Marc Parent CCNWON at 5:06 AM

Labels: Bush, Chertoff, Executive Power, Iraq, law, Maureen Dowd, New York Times, News, Politics, Republicans, Rice, surge, war



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See also:
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http://www.wakeupfromyourslumber.com/blog/38

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