Comedian Steve Martin's old routines appear to be part of the Bush administration's policy and Congressional oversight. Martin used to do a bit about how he had the perfect excuse for any mistake or problem. Three simple words: "I didn't know."
Americans stunned that non-U.S. companies control U.S. ports?
Congress says: "I didn't know"
Rumsfeld says: "I didn't know"
Bush (via the always funny Scott McClellan): "I didn't know."
I wonder how many Americans/Cabinet/Congressional chairmen are aware that company Westinghouse has been sold to Toshiba, making it one of the largest providers of nuclear energy in the world?