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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-18-11 11:22 AM
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12. I don't know who Powell thinks he's fooling
But then again, after Powell's Prevaricating Power Point Presentation, there was a virtual stampede of popular journalists who couldn't get to their cameras, microphones or word processors fast enough to praise him as the most compelling speaker since Lincoln or Moses. So it's understandable that he should think he could just wave the wand again.

The question now is, will any of those who were singing Powell's praises in 2003 re-evaluate their position and hold him accountable? Or will this just be another inconvenient incident to be swept under the rug and erased from the public memory? And when the repercussions inevitably come, we'll just comfort ourselves with the fiction that "they" hate us for our freedom.
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