Aeon, all your facts are questions.
They're not facts.
I'm quite cynical of much of the Bush Administration
and I'm cynical enough to know how incompetent
the bureaucracy is, how people protect their careers
by in that incompetent bureaucracy by turf warfare,
and how they attack whistleblowers, and how the
mid management is so encumbered by paperwork it
hardly has time to look around and see what's going on.
I'm also skeptical about those who wish to hurt us.
I wouldn't buy for a minute their mis-information
You should not only be duped by the Bush administration
and nor should you let yourself be duped by the
loose association we call al Qaeda.
Most of your facts are questions about redacted
reports, insinuations, challenges.
They're just not facts proving your cherished
theory yet Aeon.
But on another fundamental level you miss the
simplicity and psychology of motivation.
You're not going to tell me that Al Qaeda didn't
jump for joy at the sight of skyscrapers tumbling down
Are you going to tell me they didn't want that to
happen, that only the Bush Administration wanted it
to happen and that the Bush people are THE ONLY SUSPECTS ?
And how could they execute such an operation
requiring so many people without the inevitable leak?
The 9-11 commission was certainly no Bush ally.
They got a lot of questions, just like you.
But they don't see any evidence to support your
They see a lot of evidence how incompetent
Bush and his administration and the competing