Monday, March 15, 2004

Wishful Thinking Daily Kos has up a great piece illustrating the administration's tendency--in situations where the facts are unknown--to respond to politically unhelpful evidence by cautioning the public against "jumping to conclusions."

And yet, when evidence--even weak evidence--plays into their political agenda, they are quick to take it as decisive proof of whatever conclusion favors them.

Look. This is a practice that every administration--and every political entity--engages in to some degree.

But the Bushies have made a fetish of it.

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