Saturday, September 09, 2006
Rockefeller: Bush Duped Public On Iraq, CBS News Exclusive: Ark. Senator Says Iraq Would Be Better Off With Saddam In Power - CBS News
They did not pull the wool over some of our eyes!
There were millions around the world who warned you all against this stupid war in Iraq. When will someone acknowledge that we were right?
Rockefeller: Bush Duped Public On Iraq, CBS News Exclusive: Ark. Senator Says Iraq Would Be Better Off With Saddam In Power - CBS News:
CBS) When the Senate Intelligence Committee released a declassified version of its findings this past week, the Republican chairman of the committee, Pat Roberts, left town without doing interviews, calling the report a rehash of unfounded partisan allegations.
Its statements like this one, made Feb. 5, 2003, by then-Secretary of State Colin Powell that have become so controversial, implying Iraq was linked to terror attacks.
'Iraq today harbors a deadly terrorist network headed by abu Musab al-Zarqawi, an associated collaborator of Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda lieutenants,' Powell said.
But after 2 1/2 years of reviewing pre-war intelligence behind closed doors, the lead Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, Sen. John Rockefeller of West Virginia, who voted for the Iraq War, says the Bush administration pulled the wool over everyone's eyes.