Bait and Switch Program Revisited

Via Matt Yglesias, Kevin Drum apparently did the hard work of reading the transcript of Bush’s Press Conference today. Therein, Kevin found this:

And in order to placate the critics and the cynics about intentions of the United States, we need to produce evidence. And I fully understand that. And I’m confident that our search will yield that which I strongly believe, that Saddam had a weapons program.

If you’ve forgotten the difference between a program and an imminent threat, click here. If you feel yourself starting to fall for this switcharoo, or you have a friend suffering from severe gullibility, click here for a refresher (make sure you check the dates–there are quotes about weapons programs, but those are all from May 2003 or later).