A Lot of Chatter About Chatter

Forget about Richard Clarke vs. Condoleeza Rice. Bob Kerrey vs. Rice was much more interesting. In Dr. Rice’s testimony today, Kerrey said the attacks could have been prevented, if only the intelligence would have been better circulated about a lot of Arab men taking flying lessons. Rice said there was “no silver bullet.” He insisted the Clinton Administration gave the Bush Administration a detailed plan for going after Al Qaeda. She disagreed. He supported the Iraq war but said it’s now hurting American interests. He told Rice she didn’t have to respond to that, and she didn’t. And for some reason, he insisted on calling Rice “Dr. Clarke”. Earth to Bob….