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June 15, 2005

More Downing Street

I'm going to be on What's At Stake on Pacifica's WPFW on 89.3 FM in Washington this morning from 10-11 am ET. A live stream is here. One of the other guests will be Cindy Sheehan:

Sheehan ridiculed Bush for saying that it's "hard work" comforting the widow of a soldier who's been killed in Iraq.

"Hard work is seeing your son's murder on CNN one Sunday evening while you're enjoying the last supper you'll ever truly enjoy again. Hard work is having three military officers come to your house a few hours later to confirm the aforementioned murder of your son, your first-born, your kind and gentle sweet baby. Hard work is burying your child 46 days before his 25th birthday."

Also, David Swanson and I wrote a column for the Baltimore Sun:

...the Downing Street minutes and other recently leaked documents illustrate that the intelligence was wrong by design. The documents show officials at the apex of the government of our closest ally confirming among themselves what were the darkest suspicions about the Iraq war among ordinary Americans.

And as always, After Downing Street is your source for all your Downing Street needs.

Posted at June 15, 2005 06:59 AM | TrackBack

Jon: You may not want to read Tom Friedman this morning for it may upset your digestive tract before your show.

The guy wants to double the number of troops because it's "winnable." I say, parachute Friedman over Fallujah! He likes flat worlds. That one's been flattened by the Marines just to his taste.

Give my love to Cindy. We're all behind her (she knows who "we" are): She's one of the most remarkable human beings I know.

Posted by: Bernard Chazelle at June 15, 2005 08:42 AM