Sandy Berger pleads guilty to taking of materials from the National Archives.
He called the episode “an honest mistake,” and denied criminal wrongdoing.
The charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material is a misdemeanor that carries a maximum sentence of a year in prison and up to a $100,000 fine.
Really it was an honest mistake because as Berger’s attorney said, “Berger knowingly removed the handwritten notes by placing them in his jacket and pants and inadvertently took copies of actual classified documents.”
One can knowingly make an honest mistake? I guess it can when you know what is is.
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He returned most of the documents, but still missing are some drafts of a sensitive after-action report on the Clinton administration’s handling of Al Qaeda terror threats during the December 1999 millennium celebration.
It is amazing the levels these Clinton staffers go and the extent that they fall on the sword.
Hopefully this is the ferry we are going to be on right about now leaving St Thomas to our final destination.
Can you see us waving?
So some 32 years later Jane Fonda has finally realized she may have done something wrong and regret in Vietnam. However, much of her apology rings shallow.
She does not regret, however, visiting the enemy capital, Hanoi, or being photographed with American prisoners of war there – despite the propaganda value it afforded the enemy. “There are hundreds of American delegations that had met with the POWs,” says Fonda. “Both sides were using the POWs for propaganda….It’s not something that I will apologize for,” she says.
Looking back on things there probably is a lot more you may actually regret.
A great diversion, here are some great aircraft photos courtesy of the 1754 Blog.
And some vintage photos courtesy of high gallery