May 26, 2003

“RUMSFELD APOLOGIZES FOR HYPING SADDAM THREAT:” Wow, who would have expected this? I don’t think it’ll please the not-in-our-name crowd, though:

“I’m sorry Senators Biden, Rockefeller, Byrd, Roberts and others,” said a contrite Mr. Rumsfeld. “We overestimated the threat posed by a lunatic dictator, who hated the U.S. and Israel, and who paid rewards to families of Palestinian terrorists. In an age when two of the world’s tallest buildings can be brought down with tools used by the stockboy at K-Mart, we should have demanded more concrete evidence of exotic weapons of mass destruction. Saddam was helpless as a kitten up a tree.”

Read the whole thing. . . .