When Bill Clinton announced he was taking a swing at Osama bin Laden with cruise-missile attacks on targets in Sudan and Afghanistan just three days after admitting an affair with Monica Lewinsky, some within the Republican camp questioned the timing.
Everything is crystal clear through what physicians call the "retrospectascope." Using this instrument, critics have been quick to seize upon the "Phoenix memo" as evidence that the Bush administration may have had foreknowledge of the Sept. 11 attacks.
In Hollywood, the best defense is a good offense. Rather than take responsibility for their product that poisons the minds of impressionable youngsters, La-La Land's greatest offenders quickly point their fingers at parents for being irresponsible in not protecting their children from the slime.
The alacrity and glee with which Democrats and their Big Media allies piled on President Bush -- over the leak that he had been alerted to an Al Qaeda sky-jacking plot in August -- suggests something else is afoot here, other than righteous indignation.
Rumblings are leaking out of Washington that Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph Biden, D-Del., and the Clinton holdovers in the State Department are conspiring to resuscitate the long-moribund United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
It is appropriate for the proper intelligence oversight committees in Congress to investigate the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, as the objective is to discover if there were intelligence breakdowns and repair any flaws to better protect us in the future.