That was then; this is now.

Old Blog Import

What Powell said back in 2001 (remember when deficits were bad and the economy was good … and Bin Laden had nothing to do with Iraq?):

When Powell testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee later that month, he dismissed Bin Laden’s claims. We cannot let Usama bin Laden pretend that he is doing it in the name of helping the Iraqi people or the Palestinian people,” said Powell. He doesn’t care one whit about them. He has never given a dollar toward them. He has never spoken out for them.”

That was then; this is now. …