What's the popular parlor game at Washington cocktail parties? Getting John Negroponte to say "global" and "warming" in the same sentence.
Rep Jim Cooper (D-TN) says he overheard -- at a party -- the Bush administration banned the Director of National Intelligence from saying the two words in the same sentence -- even if he's not talking about "global warming."
Rep Cooper claims the guests spent the evening trying to trick Mr Negroponte into slipping up.
ThinkProgress.org has the video.