Politics?

POLITICS?….Over at Kautilyan, Lerxst links to a Newsweek story suggesting that the recent terrorist warnings weren’t politically motivated. But he notes that the story is accompanied by a picture with this caption:

Politics or prudence? Deputy National Security Advisor Fran Townsend and senior White House staff in the Roosevelt room.

The “senior White House staff” member most prominently on display at this nonpolitical meeting is….

Karl Rove.

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