The (NY) Daily News has learned Bush has told associates Cheney was overly involved in intelligence issues in the runup to the Iraq war that have been seized on by Bush critics.
Sounds like Bush is aiming the blame gun at Cheney, because of course he himself is blameless.
Bush is so dismayed that “the only person escaping blame is the President himself,” said a sympathetic official, who delicately termed such self-exoneration “illogical.”
During the end days of Watergate, Nixon sometimes acted irrationally. I think we’re starting to see that in Bush now too. The kingdom is crumbling while the whole world is watching.