Tuesday, November 06, 2007

"Curveball" Part Tatu

I finished "Curveball" this evening. The rest of the reading confirmed what I had thought up to this point. The intelligence establishment screwed up and went into CYA mode. So did the rest of the administration, particularly according to this account Vice President Cheney, but the President actually comes off fairly well.

Drogin recounts a meeting between David Kay and the President after Kay resigns and President Bush seems genuinely interested in what went wrong and why. Quite a different picture than a lot of people would have you believe.

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