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Tuesday, March 23, 2004
March 22, 2004
Fighting Words
Sadly No! has already posted a rush transcript of the 60 Minutes interview with Richard Clarke, if anyone's interested in savoring some of those great lines. ( www.sadlyno.com/archives/60min_StahlClarke_transcript.html )

The bit about Bush drawing big Xs over the known Al Qaeda leaders (like a kid winnowing his baseball card collection down to size) is choice, but my personal favorite is still this:

STAHL: Don't you think he handled himself and hit all the right notes after 9/11, showed strength, got us through it, you don't give him credit for that?

CLARKE: He gave a really good speech right after 9/11.

When it comes to deadpan humor, this guy's definitely got some chops

The Sadly No! entry referring to this interview and linking to the transcript is:
Battle Station Crawford!
If you didn't see tonight's (Mar 21/04) 60 minutes segment with BushCo's former counter-terrorism advisor, Richard Clarke, read the transcript: it's devastating. Clarke served Reagan, Bush I, and through both Clinton terms as the Terrorism Czar ...
in the meantime here are a few noteworthy chunks to mull over: ...
Posted by Peanut at March 22, 2004 09:24 AM

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