Hans Blix

HANS BLIX….Ted Barlow reminds me of something I’ve been meaning to ask: when are the war supporters going to apologize to Hans Blix? They spent months attacking him furiously for not finding WMD, accusing him of rank incompetence at best and being an anti-American Saddam supporter at worst.

But now it turns out that there wasn’t any WMD to find. Blix and his team obviously did a pretty competent job, they criticized Saddam’s lack of cooperation, and they presented the facts as they found them. And if it was a mistake to start up inspections, that mistake was George Bush’s, not Hans Blix’s. He was just doing his job, and in retrospect it looks like he did it pretty well.

Any disagreement about that?

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