April 07, 2005
The Medium Lobster Strikes Back
Once again, the Medium Lobster of Fafblog is the only creature that can deal with the Bush administration on the appropriate level--in this case, the report of the Silberman commission on intelligence failures:
Fafblog! the whole worlds only source for Fafblog.: The precis of the final report of the Medium Lobster Commission, reporting on the failure to accurately determine Saddam Hussein's weapons capabilities in the months preceding the Iraq War:
America's intelligence agencies made thorough and grievous errors in their assessments of Iraq's weapons capabilites. For example, in the 2002 National Intelligence Estimate, the line 'Saddam Hussein is made entirely of poison and can launch fifty fusion warheads from his perpetually-flared nostrils' should properly have read 'No nukes here, nothing to see, all done now.' The commission has concluded these were wholly the result of clerical error, most likely a typo or a severe paper jam.
Posted by DeLong at April 7, 2005 12:23 PM