Thursday, February 05, 2004

Skimble says we've probably already got Bin Laden, or at least a charred corpse with ostensible "positive" DNA identification performed by vague, unverifiable means:

Bin Laden "obviously" warehoused for political effect. The words "convinced" and "confident" reveal startling changes in Republican rhetoric, as seen in The Hill:
He doesn’t bother to attend secret CIA briefings of his fellow senators because he seldom learns anything he hasn’t read in the newspapers, but Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is convinced the U.S. will track down the elusive mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks before November.

Obviously, he’ll be caught between now and the election,” Grassley said Monday when asked if he’s disappointed that Osama bin Laden hasn’t been killed or captured.