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Thursday, May 16, 2002

With the news that the Bush administration had some intel related to planned hijackings by bin Laden's organization, we've seen commentary, especially among the more unsavory of the Bush-haters, that whackazoid Rep. Cynthia McKinney was somehow "right" in her bizarre conspiracy accusations.

Nothing could be further from the truth. McKinney was making the accusation that the President knew specifically of the Sept 11 attack and knowingly allowed it to occur to feed some imaginary thirst for war and defense spending. What she has alleged is nothing but slander, albeit the kind of slander that liberal Democrats have been practicing for some time now without consequences.

The story is more mundane, that the Bush administration had non-specific intelligence of a potential hijacking by Al Queda related personnnel. And those vague warnings were passed on via the FAA to airlines and to Congress. Far from a smoking gun, its not even an unlit match.