Q On Gonzales, this Negroponte memo shows an apparent contradiction in what he told the committee two days ago about that briefing at the White House. But yet Gonzales' spokesman says that what he said on Tuesday was true. How can that be? Can you explain that?Certainly, "speaking consistently" is an important factor when communicating with the public as an employee who is supposed to be working for the American people. However, I'd prefer the truth. How about you? Incidentally, should we be supporting a President who supports such a man?
MR. SNOW: Unfortunately we get into areas that you cannot discuss openly. It's a very complex issue. But the Attorney General was speaking consistently. The President supports him. I think at some point this is going to be something where members are going to have to go behind closed doors and have a fuller discussion of the issues. But I can't go any further than that.
Thursday, July 26, 2007
When "Speaking Consistently" Is Much Like Lying
Take a gander at this rhetorical spew from Tony the Snow job trying to defend the untenable and unbelievable AG Gonzales: