He Misspoke about Jihad Makdissi

Be careful what you say to the press, be extra careful what you say to CNN. Take the case of Jihad Makdissi, a Syrian spokesman: The mystery of Makdissi’s whereabouts got a boost in the last few days after U.S. envoy to Syria Robert Ford told CNN that the former Syrian official “has fled to the U.S. as a refugee,” only to be contradicted by the State Department hours later reiterating that “Makdissi is not in the United States and Ambassador Ford misspoke.” Ah, yes. He misspoke. Roger. . .