For a politician, memory loss can be good!
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> Updated April 5, 2004
> CONDOLEEZZA'S BRAIN REDACTED
> Painful Memories Erased Prior to Testimony
> In preparation for her testimony in front of the
> 9/11 commission this Thursday, the White House has
> redacted the brain of National Security Adviser
> Condoleezza Rice twenty-eight times, White House
> spokesman Scott McClellan confirmed today.
> Doctors at Bethesda Naval Hospital used an
> experimental new procedure in which painful or
> embarrassing memories are virtually zapped away by a
> pinpoint laser beam in order to make the
> twenty-eight redactions to Dr. Rice's brain.
> According to White House sources, Dr. Rice now has
> no memory of any conversations about Osama bin
> Laden, Saddam Hussein, Pervez Musharraf, Richard
> Clarke, or the unmanned Predator drone.
> In addition, Dr. Rice can no longer recall anything
> that happened in the first nine months of the year
> 2001, the sources confirmed.
> "Her memory pretty much picks up at the point where
> she starts doing an amazing job to protect America
> from terrorism," one source said.
> White House spokesman McClellan denied that the
> twenty-eight redactions were made to Dr. Rice's
> brain in order to conceal damaging revelations that
> might otherwise come out in her congressional
> "In the two hours allotted for her testimony, it
> would have been impossible for Dr. Rice to tell
> everything she knows," Mr. McClellan told reporters.
> "But now, thanks to this procedure, she knows
> virtually nothing."
> At Bethesda Naval Hospital, doctors who performed
> the brain-zapping procedure said that the first
> question they asked Dr. Rice when she regained
> consciousness was, "Who is the President of the
> United States?"
> "She was unable to remember Dick Cheney's name," one
> doctor said. "That's when we knew the procedure was
> a success."