The Bush administration's response to the fact that it managed to lose 380 tons of high explosives is that it's no big deal since they destroyed lots of low grade explosives:
The Republicans mounted a similarly vociferous counterattack, charging Mr. Kerry with seizing on the loss of 380 tons of high explosives and never mentioning what Mr. McClellan called "more than 243,000 tons of munitions" that had been destroyed since the invasion. "Coalition forces have cleared and reviewed a total of 10,033 caches of munitions; another 163,000 tons of munitions have been secured and are on line to be destroyed," he said.
This is like saying that it's ok to lose an ounce of gold, because you found five pounds of flour. Or, it's OK you lost a $100 bill because you still have those ten dimes in your pocket.Posted by robe0419 at October 26, 2004 9:11 AM | TrackBack