Thursday, July 29, 2004

Math with Karl Rove: Putting Two and Two Together

Lesson One

The New Republic - Jul 19, 2004 - ...a White House aide told ul-Haq last spring that "it would be best if the arrest or killing of [any] HVT were announced on twenty-six, twenty-seven, or twenty-eight July"--the first three days of the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
CNN - Jul 29, 2004 - Pakistan captures high-level al Qaeda operative

Lesson Two

Reuters - Jul 29, 2004 - Fear of Death Wins Minds and Votes, Study Finds
AP - Jul 29, 2004 - The FBI warned police in California and New Mexico that it received information about possible terrorist activity in their states. However, the warning wasn't specific about particular targets or a method of attack...

... The FBI decided to pass along the threat information but warned that it was considered unsubstantiated and uncorroborated...