Wednesday, October 26, 2005


"On Oct. 7, 2002, in one of the many speeches he devoted to making the case for war on Iraq, President Bush said: "I'm not willing to stake one American life on trusting Saddam Hussein." Two and a half years into the war in Iraq, we have staked 2,000 American lives on trusting George W. Bush. Each death has been, more than anything else, the result of Bush abusing that trust in the name of a war abysmally planned for, in a country he understood not at all, toward ends that have changed almost as rapidly as the seasons. The greater disgrace is that the futility continues, with no discernible changes of strategy and no apparent end in sight."[Read more...]