Steamed Rice: After facing increasing pressure, Condoleezza Rice has agreed to appear before the 9-11 panel one more time … in private and not under oath. Meanwhile, the beat(ing) goes on when it comes to the attacks on Richard Clarke (including the suggestion that he’s a racist). Slate has pulled the most meaningful excerpts from Clarke’s book and presented them here. Give the guy this; he’s standing up to the pressure and hasn’t come close to being discredited.
. . . Friday March 26, 2004