How Bush Misleads Himself

George W. Bush ducked the first question he was asked during a joint press conference with Tony Blair after the British Prime Minister's brilliant speech to Congress last Thursday. The question had two parts. Did he take responsibility for the false claim in his State of the Union message that Iraq had recently sought to buy uranium in Africa? And why were the allies having so much trouble finding other countries to help us in Iraq? The President--who seemed a mite tetchy, as he often does when things aren't going well--glowered: "I take the responsibility for making the put together...

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