The news on Condoleeza Rice:

Fox, LATimes, and NYTimes said that “we weren’t on a war footing” and that previous responses, across multiple administrations, had been insufficient. In addition, Fox at least said that “we just didn’t know” what was coming.

However, the BBC said that Bush said he didn’t want to swat at flies. –Implication being he knew about Al-Queda and didn’t care because they weren’t important. Which isn’t what that means, but…

Thought it was interesting that the BBC, the news of our closest ally, is running really negative press about the whole thing, while our newspapers aren’t. After reading the BBC news, you’d think Bush had just lost his chance at reelection.