Risen Book Backs Up Downing Street Minutes

05/25/2011 11:50 am ET
  • Steve Cobble Co-founder,; antiwar activist; political strategist

Jonathan Schwarz points out that the new book State of War by NY Times reporter James Risen not only gives us new information about the Bush Administration's warrantless NSA spying; it also backs up the validity of the Downing Street Minutes.
In other words, it reinforces the charge that the Bush Administration had already decided to go to war with Iraq, no matter the legality, whether WMDs were expected to be found or not, and long before they told the American people their true plans for going to war.
Yet more evidence of their contempt for the Constitution, the law, and the consent of the governed...