WHAT HAPPENED ON AUGUST 6, 2001?….Hullabaloo commenter Sara reminds us ? or in my case, tells me for the first time ? that there’s a mighty interesting book scheduled to come out next month:
Richard Clarke, the former NSC counterterrorism expert from Bush I, Clinton and 2 years plus of Bush II is publishing his insider book that takes no prisnors. Word is that Rove is very afraid of what Clarke has to say — particularly because Clarke was the August 6 2001 briefer of Bush, and there is a good deal about how he got told never to raise such matters again with Bush….The close collaborator with Richard Clarke — going back to Bush I at NSC was Rand Beers — who quit last summer in disgust, and walked down the street and volunteered his services to Kerry, where he has been ever since.
That does sound like it might be pretty juicy, doesn’t it? I wonder who they’re selling the excerpts to?