“Downing St. Memo” fizzling in U.S.

A British official’s report that the Bush administration appeared intent on invading Iraq long before it acknowledged as much or sought Congress’ approval — and that it “fixed” intelligence to fit its intention — has caused a stir in Britain.
But the potentially explosive revelation has proved something of a dud in the United States. The White House has denied the premise of the memo, the U.S. media have reacted slowly to it and the public generally seems indifferent to the issue or unwilling to rehash the bitter prewar debate over the reasons for the war.
All of which have contributed to something less than a robust discussion of a memo that would seem to bolster the strongest assertions of the war’s critics.
The Seattle Times: Nation & World: “Downing St. Memo” fizzling in U.S.