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When faced with criticism, accuse. That seems to be
Attorney General John Ashcroft's rule of political survival.
Because no silver bullet could have stopped
This horrifying deed from being done,
We cannot blame those dozing on the job
For never even loading up the gun.
(George W. Bush explains the interview arrangements he's made with the 9/11 Commission)
The President vows to exploit New York City, not aid it.
When testimony came from Richard Clarke, he
Inspired White House spokesmen to get snarky,
Because, with words combining bite and bark, he
Watergate insider calls this White House "scary."
The September 11 commission has become mired in partisan bickering, as questions go unasked and new revelations are overwhelmed by the noise.
Just as George W.
President Bush failed the country in its hour of greatest need, according to his administration's top anti-terrorism advisor during the crisis.
George Bush owes the public a big explanation on WMDs.