Doug Feith Hearts the Subjunctive Mood

When I was 13, I used to call an individual I didn’t like a “Dicknuts”. This seems apt:

“While emphasizing the disparate estimates about how close Saddam was to a nuclear bomb, Rice was saying that the CIA would not necessarily know when Saddam acquired one. She was warning that we might not learn this until after a detonation. This was an important and accurate statement.”