|Dear President Bush:
||[Apr. 12th, 2004|10:40 am]
Just so's you know.|
If a memo says "Al Quaeda plans to attack the US inside its borders", you can't claim you didn't hear anything about "an upcoming attack on America", just because you didn't hear about the particular attack planned.
At least, not if you want to claim to be both honest and not-stupid.
You were warned; that your re-election campaign (I'm sorry, I mean "administration officials") isn't trumpetting what amazing, strong-leadership moves you made in response to that warning suggests that there wasn't much of a response. So, you were caught flat-footed; it can happen.
I hope you at least admit that, in private, to the 9/11 commission.