Sunday, September 10, 2006

Ah... verb tense trouble!


From the NY Times today:

Mr. Cheney, who predicted in May 2005 that the insurgency was in its “last throes,” said on NBC-TV that there was no question “that the insurgency has gone on longer and been more difficult than I had anticipated. I’ll be the first to admit that.


Of course, he's really just about the last person to admit that.

But this is consistent with essential pattern we've seen:

1) first, boast and lie
2) then, implement plan based on boasts and lies
3) when that doesn't work, assert time travel powers to negate boasts and lies.

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