Originally Posted by DenverBrit
Try using testimony rather than news quotes. They were told not to get on the plane....by the Pentagon.
I think my point there was that 'stand down' was the effective order, and others took it to mean the same thing whether it was phrased exactly that way by one official or not.
Next you'll start arguing with me about what the meaning of the word 'is' is.
Your defense of this administration (for such a seeker of truth) is getting awfully lawyerly.