With all of the attention focused on the presence or absence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, one would think that the actual discovery of such weapons would be a big news story. Imagine what a sensation it would be if a stockpile of biological weaponry sufficient to kill thousands of people were found in Baghdad. Let’s push the envelope even further–imagine that the toxic stash were found in a “safe house” used by the top al Qaeda officer in Iraq. That would be the news story of the year, wouldn’t it?
Well, no, I guess it wouldn’t. Because that’s exactly what happened: