4,464. 2/1/2003

"By Saturday morning, February 1 [2003], a proposed twenty-five page script on Saddam's purported connections with terrorists had arrived–a compilation of material that had been prepared by [Undersecretary of Defense Douglas] Feith's office… After [Secretary of State Colin] Powell reviewed the new terrorism section, he pulled [his Chief of Staff Larry] Wilkerson off to a side room and said, 'I'm not reading this. This is crazy.' "

 – Hubris, Michael Isikoff and David Corn, 2/1/2003

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