In a new weekly segment, Majority Report Contributor Michael Brooks summarizes one global event or issue relating to politics, entertainment, policy, culture, or international relations. This Quickie goes into new evidence that George W. Bush and Tony Blair knew even more than we thought about the absence of weapons of mass destruction before the invasion of Iraq.

Sam Seder is an American comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer-director, and progressive talk radio host. His works include the film Who's the Caboose? (1997) starring Sarah Silverman and Seder, as well as the television shows Beat Cops (2001) and Pilot Season (2004). He also appeared in Next Stop Wonderland (1998). Seder also made guest appearances on Spin City (1997), Sex and the City (2000) and America Undercover (2005).