Re: Defector 'Curveball' admits he lied about Iraqi WMD
Originally Posted by TOJ
I thought Powell was supposed to be an honorable man. I guess, if he let himself be used as a mouth piece to lie about something so significant, maybe he is just another scumbag.
As I recall, he said he would stand up, but shut once the president made up his mind. That was his standard of honor. But make no mistake, it hurt him in the eyes of many.
However, this really has little to do with anything. It sure doesn't excuse anyone else.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE:I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.