Does Dick Cheney need to revise and extend his remarks? Over the last couple days pretty much every member of the administration has come forward to knock down Cheney’s claim on Meet the Press that Saddam Hussein might have played some role in 9/11. (“We just don’t know.”). Not that it’s so surprising: they’re just stating the obvious. But this does represent a slight improvement over past behavior. So under the guidelines set down by most child-rearing specialists some measure of positive reinforcement is likely in order. Today even the president said it.