Terrorism, A Clinton Priority?

Tom Brokaw was playing government watchdog the other night, interviewing Condoleezza Rice right in the middle of the “NBC Nightly News.”

Now the evening anchors almost never do interviews during their newscasts, so you have to assume that Brokaw had something very important to ask. But how could you take Brokaw’s questioning seriously after watching him swallow whole Richard Clarke’s rotten-egg notion that fighting terrorism was Job One in the Clinton years?

The Brokaw transcript read like this: “Mr. Clarke said today that terrorism was the highest priority of the Clinton administration. It was important to you, but it was not the highest priority. Any student, I think, of the early days of your administration might have thought that China, Russia, Iraq, missile defense systems, were probably higher on the president`s agenda.”

Rice could have responded by falling out of her chair with laughter.

Terrorism, the highest priority of the Clinton administration?

Or she could have responded with a list of the real Clinton foreign policy priorities:

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Know Thyself…

A great and powerful Stag, overpowered by the heat of the summer day, came to a spring to drink. Seeing his own shadow reflected in the water, he greatly admired the size and variety of his horns, but felt angry with himself for having such slender and weak feet. While he was thus contemplating himself, … Continue reading Know Thyself…


Mood: Pensive, but very Sleepy – it`s been a long week. Weather: Clear and Mild Listening To: The Rachel`s, systems/layers Reading: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky A wonderful church service this morning. Great fellowship with good people, beautiful hymns from the Trinity Hymnal, and a powerful message from a fantastic teacher of the Word. … Continue reading Amen