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Friday, July 23, 2004

Roger L. Simon has seen more than enough

In the last few days, this lifetime Democrat has seen more than enough reason why he had not had a nervous breakdown or anything remotely similar in his decision to support Bush in the coming election. Details from the 9/11 Commission Report have confirmed that my party and its present leader are not sufficiently bold in their confrontation with Islamism. Others may differ, but the evidence from the report specified in the The New York Sun, even factoring in that paper's well known bias, is devastating. Read the whole thing, of course (although at the moment it's getting a lot of traffic):

In other words, according to the commission report, Mr. Berger was presented with plans to take action against the threat of Al Qaeda four separate times - Spring 1998, June 1999, December 1999, and August 2000. Each time, Mr. Berger was an obstacle to action. Had he been a little less reluctant to act . . .