Richard Ben-Veniste on Bush: "Trust but verify."
With Bush admitting to be the "Leaker in Chief," Ben-Veniste was on Hardball today, and called him the "boy who cried wolf," on his credibility. He also used the old Ronald Reagan line describing the Russians to accurately paint him-"trust but verify."
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Ben-Veniste: ...to use President Reagan's admonition in dealing with the Russians-"trust but verify."
Matthews: Treat this administration that way?
Ben-Veniste: I'm sorry to say that's the case and it's a sad state of affairs. On important, critical matters-ahh the President is now been show not to be accurate and now hypocritical in terms of this leak investigation-the political fallout is huge in my view.
Bush finally got the Reagan comparison he and his followers have been looking for.