"On Monday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell told me that he and his departments top experts never believed that Iraq posed an imminent nuclear threat, but that the president followed the misleading advice of Vice President Dick Cheney and the CIA in making the claim. Now he tells us....read on"
Everyone in the administration knew as of January, 2003 that the claim was hogwash. George Bush knew the truth when he authorized Scooter Libby to leak classified information to mislead Judy Miller into believing it was true. It took Joe Wilsons editorial to force George Tenet to finally admit, on July 11, that the eleven words should never have been included in Bushs speech. ---Powell needs to be telling us why he didnt have the courage to say what needed to be said, what Joe Wilson finally did....read on