DOWNING STREET WOES….Tony Blair says the Downing Street Memos are getting altogether too much attention:
“The trouble with having a political discussion on the basis of things that are leaked is that they are always taken right out of context. Everything else is omitted from the discussion and you end up focusing on a specific document,” he said.
Well, look, if that’s your big problem with the memos then the solution is easy: release all the rest of the internal working documents on Iraq and let the public decide for itself what kind of story they tell. In the meantime, if you’re not willing to do that, you’d best stop whining that we’re all focusing too much attention on the small number of documents we do have.