Notes on the Atrocities
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Wednesday, March 17, 2004  

Via this David Corn article comes news of a report compiled by Henry Waxman called the "Iraq on the Record Report."

This database identifies 237 specific misleading statements about the threat posed by Iraq made by these five officials in 125 public appearances in the time leading up to and after the commencement of hostilities in Iraq.

Sound interesting? You betcha. Here's the opening paragraph:

ON March 19, 2003, US forces began military operations in Iraq. Addressing the nation about the purpose of the war on the day bombing began, President Bush state: "The people of the United States and our friends and allies will not live at the mercy of an outlaw regime that threatens the peace with weapons of mass murder."

posted by Jeff | 11:12 AM |
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