October 6, 2007

Via Think Progress:

On the Chris Matthews Show today, NBC’s Howard Fineman revealed that the intelligence community will release “three different reports” in upcoming weeks to “slow down” the administration’s current drumbeat for war with Iran:

The intelligence community over the next few months is going to come out with three different reports on Iran about internal political problems of Iran, about the economy, and about their nuclear capability.

Those are going to be key to decide what the Bush administration is going to do, and it’s the intelligence community I think trying to slow down what the president, most particularly the vice president, want to do in Iran. Read more...

As Bush, Cheney and the rabid right ratchet up their propaganda and make their case for invading Iran, one the most under-reported stories in the MSM remains buried -- the fact that most of the insurgent attacks on our troops are coming from Sunnis who, according to the Iraq Study Group, are funded by Saudi Arabia.

Glenn looks how the same names are repeating the quoting the same Very Serious Officials' talking points uncritically and without qualification, just as they did in the buildup to the invasion of Iraq.

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