Tuesday, September 14, 2004


Hey, Dan Rather, CBS et al., can you say "Whoops!" ?

Expert Cited by CBS Says He Didn't Authenticate Papers [Washington Post, Sept. 14 2004]

Oh, and uh, you Bush Administration folks. Can you guys say a bigger "Whoops!" ?

$3 Trillion Price Tag Left Out As Bush Details His Agenda [Washington Post, Sept. 14 2004]

Yeah, that's just a minor detail.

The expansive agenda President Bush laid out at the Republican National Convention was missing a price tag, but administration figures show the total is likely to be well in excess of $3 trillion over a decade.

A staple of Bush's stump speech is his claim that his Democratic challenger, John F. Kerry, has proposed $2 trillion in long-term spending, a figure the Massachusetts senator's campaign calls exaggerated. But the cost of the new tax breaks and spending outlined by Bush at the GOP convention far eclipses that of the Kerry plan.


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