Several recent items on the Downing Street Memo (the consensus term for what I’ve hitherto been referring to as the “secret Tony Blair memo,” the one from July 2002 describing Bush’s early decision to go to war in Iraq) have come to my attention via the story’s page at Wikipedia (linked above). I know this became boring to most of you a long time ago, but you know how it is when I’m in the grip of an obsession. It’s best if you just let me indulge myself; the fit will pass sooner that way.
First, from Christy of Think Progress: Take the McClellan challenge.
You can also take a look at DowningStreetMemo.com.
Then there’s conservative pundit Paul Craig Roberts’ May 18 call for impeachment: A reputation in tatters.
Similarly interested in impeachment are the usual Bush haters described in this item at The Raw Story: Coalition of citizen groups seek formal inquiry into whether Bush acted illegally in push for Iraq war. This appears to be referring to the same people behind AfterDowningStreet.org.
Hm. I’m not going to hold my breath on that impeachment thing.
Finally, here’s an item from Matthew Clark of the Christian Science Monitor: Why has ‘Downing Street memo’ story been a ‘dud’ in US?. It’s 11 days old at this point, but I missed it the first time around, and figured it was worth including in my big roundup.
There. I think that covers it for now.