Howard Fineman on MS-NBC:
“George W. Bush spoke with all the confidence of a perp in a police lineup.”

Howard Fineman, MS-NBC:

George W. Bush spoke with all the confidence of a perp in a police lineup.

Watch for yourself.

Will anyone notice that his concession that things were going very badly in Iraq through 2006 makes liars of himself and all his supporters, and monkeys of the wingnut columnists and bloggers who kept insisting that everything was going fine and that reports to the contrary were liberal lies from the MSM? Probably not.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: Markarkleiman-at-gmail.com