May 20, 2002

The barrage of media-driven political attacks against President Bush for failing to disclose pre-9/11 hijack warnings should serve as a national security indictment of the relentless two-party political adversary system, heightened by a congressional election year, rather than nit-picking the barely questionable shortcomings of the current administration when Bush was in office for only 8 months.

Common sense tells us that when America is under the guns of further terrorist attacks, drained by social and economic uncertainty, and in the midst of a long international war against terrorism, its clearly not the time for unwarranted political sniping and news media nagging.

If anything, there should be a nonpartisan, in-depth historical analysis and full disclosure of how we got into this mess and why, including an accounting of the evolutionary failings the United States government's domestic and foreign policy in the 20th century.

Question is, are there any qualified people with the integrity to do that?

Daniel B. Jeffs, founder
The Direct Democracy Center

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