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February 13, 2006

A Massive Intelligence Failure

As we now know, it appears it was not a covey of quail sneaking up behind Vice President Cheney, but rather a man named Harry Whittington.

In retrospect, the intelligence that Colin Powell presented at the United Nations Security Council on this matter appears to have been substantially incorrect.

In particular, this slide is sure to be a source of controversy in months to come:

Posted at February 13, 2006 11:29 AM | TrackBack

Uh-huh, it's funny now, but you'd best not piss off the Veep. He'll shoot you so full of holes, you'll be leaking like Scooter Libby.

Posted by: Maud at February 14, 2006 05:06 AM

Fess up, now, Maud. You're David Rees, aren't you?

Posted by: Sully at February 14, 2006 08:24 AM

I shot some shot into the air, I missed the bird, but pinged him square, and fair.

Posted by: Jesus B. Ochoa at February 14, 2006 08:46 AM


Sully's right—that does have a strong GYWOian tone. All it's really missing is the clipart.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at February 14, 2006 11:13 AM