If you’ve read this blog before, then you know where I stand on the presidential election, but with acknowledgements to tonight’s episode of The Daily Show I have to call John Kerry on his frustrating lack of preparation for part of this morning’s interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC:
DIANE SAWYER: Was the war in Iraq worth it?
SEN. JOHN KERRY: We should not have gone to war knowing the information that we know today.
DIANE SAWYER: So it was not worth it?
KERRY: We should not…It depends on the outcome ultimately and that depends on the leadership.
SAWYER: So, If it turns out OK, it was worth it…
SAWYER: But right now it wasn’t…
KERRY: …it was a mistake to do what he did, but we have to succeed now that we’ve done what he…I mean look, we have to succeed.
But was it worth, as you asked the question, $200 million and taking the focus off of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda, that