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« Total Information Awareness version 8.5 | Main | Sorry, Frenchie. The U.S. isn't a "free speech" zone. »

Who needs facts?

Just kick all the people out of your government that actually know anything, and replace them with partisan yes-men who will provide you with the "evidence" you need.

WASHINGTON - State Department officials appointed by President Bush have sidelined key career weapons experts and replaced them with less experienced political operatives who share the White House and Pentagon's distrust of international negotiations and treaties.

The reorganization of the department's arms control and international security bureaus was intended to help it better deal with 21st-century threats. Instead, it's thrown the agency into turmoil and produced an exodus of experts with decades of experience in nuclear arms, chemical weapons and related matters, according to 11 current and former officials and documents obtained by Knight Ridder.

By fnord12 | February 9, 2006, 3:12 PM | Liberal Outrage