Originally Posted by happyguy
My understanding is that plane could have been launched much earlier but was deliberately delayed.
Could be wrong about that though, it's not like the administration has been a beacon of clarity and openness.
Not sure either, too much noise, not enough news.
And also anything they release its tainted by CYA anyway...
I'm inclined to believe Gates, he was appointed by Bush, unlikely to be carrying water for Obama, no longer in the admin, so job its not at stake, was in a position to know real life capabilities/limitations involved. Finding it hard to dismiss his opinion.
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