Question of the Day: Downing Street Edition

Is the Downing Street Memo important to you? Why or why not?

There are, btw, bloggers who don't believe it's important, or that it's not especially valuable for the left to be discussing it, which is why I'm asking the question. It's as viable position as my own, so I wanted to give dissenters/doubters room to express their thoughts and those who support seeking a formal inquiry based on its contents room to talk about why they feel the way they do. For me, there are a variety of reasons why I am moved to action on this issue, which can all be boiled down to this: it just isn't in me not to care.

[UPDATE: Michael Hawkins of Spontaneous Arising says it perfectly:
In the surreal Bushworld of our current nightmare, there are few opportunities to grab the reigns of sanity and work toward a rational solution to the damage that has already been done. This is one of those opportunities -- to begin a process of holding the perps accountable. The Downing Street Memo may not be the smoking gun we all hope for -- it is an informal set of opinions, even if it does indicate that Bush/Blair had decided to invade Iraq long before the U.N. legal process began -- but it is more than enough to put an investigatory process into effect. Let's see that it happens.

That's it. Thanks for letting me borrow your thoughts as my own for a bit, Michael.]

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