RICHARD PERLE UPDATE….?ber-neocon Richard Perle now says that he was just a poor little dupe in the hands of his ex-friend Conrad Black. He thought he had really earned that $5 million.
That leaves us with two possibilities. Either he really was duped by his longtime friend and business partner, in which case there’s no reason to trust his relationship with his other friends and business partners. Or he’s lying and he’s a crook, in which case he’s, um, a liar and a crook.
In either case, is there any reason to trust his judgment any further? Any man who counts both Conrad Black and Ahmed Chalabi among his friends has an awful lot of explaining to do these days.