bush & blair knew

even IF this was a legitimate threat, why did they wait four days to act? hurricane katrina victims have asked that same question.

from forbes: While on vacation at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, over the last several days, Bush has been fully informed of the investigations that led to the arrest of 21 people in Britain…

White House press secretary Tony Snow said Bush on Wednesday approved raising the threat level for all flights from Britain to red…

Because Bush had been getting regular briefings on the developments, Snow said the president was not awakened overnight as action by British authorities was made public.

He and British Prime Minister Tony Blair held a lengthy teleconference on the matter Sunday and spoke again Wednesday by phone, Snow said.

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