CONTEXT….George Bush gave a speech Wednesday in which he acknowledged that we got lots of bad intelligence about Iraq’s WMD before the war but failed to take any personal responsibility for demanding that very intelligence in the first place and ignoring all dissenting views. Of the major news outlets, only Knight Ridder bothered to point that out:
“It’s true that much of the intelligence turned out to be wrong,” Bush admitted ? omitting that he and top aides had ignored warnings from midlevel intelligence agents that some of the evidence was suspect….
See how easy that is? Why can’t they all do this?