Sunday, September 27, 2009
Yellowed Newspaper Clippings
From today's Boston Globe review of Jon Krakauer's new book about the Pat Tillman cover up: "On Aug. 6, 2001, our vacationing president was warned by the CIA for the 36th time in eight months that Osama bin Laden was determined to strike in the United States and that recent intelligence had suggested an attack might be imminent. There were at that moment, George W. Bush was told, 70 bin-Laden-related field investigations being conducted in the country. 'All right,’' our president told the CIA officer, 'you’ve covered your ass.'"