What Did Levin Really Mean?

What Did Levin Really Mean Everybody knows that Saddam’s Iraq never possessed any nuclear weapons, right? Well, probably, but Sen. Carl Levin, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said a strange thing the other night. (Props to Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard for pointing this out in a story last week.) The Michigan Democrat, who has been a severe critic of Bush Administration handling of WMD intelligence in the run-up to the Iraq War, said this the other night on “Hardball,” the TV news shout-a-thon: “I think basically they [Bush people] decided immediately after 9/11 to go after Saddam. They began to— Look, there was plenty of evidence that Saddam had nuclear weapons, by the way. That is not in dispute. There is plenty of evidence of that.” There is