Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The Gang Who Couldn't Shoot (or Point) Straight

An anecdote from Bob Woodward's book State of Denial via George Will via Foreign Policy's Passport:
While leading the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq in the summer of 2003, David Kay received a phone call from "Scooter" Libby, Dick Cheney's chief of staff, who wanted a particular place searched: "The vice president wants to know if you've looked at this area. We have indications -- and here are the geocoordinates -- that something's buried there." Kay and his experts located the area on the map. It was in the middle of Lebanon.


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