Sunday, December 29, 2002

Once again, the party of personal responsibility tries to blame all of its problems on Clinton:
Powell: U.S. Willing to Talk to N. Korea ... Democrats added that the Bush administration deserves part of the blame for the crisis. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the president was wrong to have cut off talks with North Korea when he took office. "We should not be afraid to talk," Levin said on ABC. "We're not going to negotiate giving them anything for doing what they already promised to do, but they should hear from our lips how significant their missteps have been. We're not going to appease them but there's nothing wrong with talking to them." Powell, however, said North Korea had restarted its nuclear weapons program during the Clinton administration, which the United States learned about last October. "This program was not started during the Bush administration; it was started during the previous administration," Powell said on ABC. "We inherited this problem." ...


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