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Prediction: Condoleeza Rice will filibuster

How much testimony can Rice give in 2 1/2 hours? Not much because with every question she will answer with a prolonged speech.
There can be no question that Condoleeza Rice will have been thoroughly coached to give as little information as possible in her testimony at the 9/11 investigating committee hearing on April 8th.

One time-honored way for a witness to provide as little info as possinle is to answer every question with an evasive prolonged speech and that way eat as much time as possible in the time allotted for the testimony.

The time allotted for Rice is 2 1/2 hours, and that's it. It was agreed that she would not be required to come back for any more testimony, despite further questions that might arise from her testimony.

So don't expect much enlightenment from Rice's testimony.
Congratulations on your correct prediction! 09.Apr.2004 13:46

Weapon of Muff Destruction

Maybe it is just the hairstyle, but Condi impressed me as having about as much poise as a nervous Wood Duck.

In addition her language was a hodgepodge of preudo-technical, pretentious, imprecise vocabulary such as I have thought could only be uttered by poorly prepared grad students at their oral exams.