"Imagine that: First, MDA rushes a defense that won’t defend to meet a deadline that just happens to coincide with a Presidential election. Then, MDA scales way back on necessary testing, lest the bad guys figure out the damn thing doesn’t work.
Brace yourself, it gets worse. Kim Jong-Il probably knows the system is a dog; the dunce who concerns me is George W. Bush.
Bush told a Pennsylvania audience that potential adversaries know “You fire, we’re going to shoot it down”—a disturbing remark that suggests Administration may have an exaggerated notion of effectiveness of the system."
Sunday, June 12, 2005
Actually it's not really a defense at all. It's just another ploy to win an election.