sturmgeshutz wrote:like i said, it isn't lieing when they actually believed what they were saying. but i don't expect you to read this and comprehend it.quidnunc wrote:The ONLY lie — and a stinking, bald-faced lie it is, too — is that the Bush administration lied to the American people.
and if you go back and watch the preinvasion footage, they were clear in that they were going into Iraq to "Account" for weapons of mass destruction. they didn't find any, so they accounted for them. spin that...
There were over 20 justifications listed in the resolution which Congress approved, of which the WMD issue was only one.
It has since been established that while Iraq didn't have stocks of WMD, it did have the programs in place to manufacture them on short notice.
By the way, did you see that just recently we shipped 600 short tons of Saddam's uranium yellowcake to Canada?
Now why do you suppose Saddam thought he needed 600 tons of the seed material for high-grade nuclear enrichment?