A Painful Litany of Cold, Hard Facts

The Information Clearing House has compiled a long list of quotes mistakes misleading statements lies leading up to the onset of the war on Iraq. Here is a short clip:

A History Of Lies: WMD, Who Said What and When

Intelligence leaves no doubt that Iraq continues to possess and conceal lethal weapons. George Bush, US President 18 March, 2003

Saddam’s removal is necessary to eradicate the threat from his weapons of mass destruction. Jack Straw, Foreign Secretary 2 April, 2003

Before people crow about the absence of weapons of mass destruction, I suggest they wait a bit. Tony Blair 28 April, 2003

We are asked to accept Saddam decided to destroy those weapons. I say that such a claim is palpably absurd. Tony Blair, Prime Minister 18 March, 2003

Read them all, and listen to press briefing statements from Ari Fleischer, here.

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