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Friday, November 11, 2005


Bush shows trouble with the truth once again

The Bush White House went on the offensive late this week by claiming that critics of the war on Iraq had the same intelligence he did and believed that Iraq had WMDs. The Washington Post has a story that refutes the president's claim:

But Bush and his aides had access to much more voluminous intelligence information than did lawmakers, who were dependent on the administration to provide the material. And the commissions cited by officials, though concluding that the administration did not pressure intelligence analysts to change their conclusions, were not authorized to determine whether the administration exaggerated or distorted those conclusions.

Read the whole story.

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