Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Sen. Kennedy on Downing Street Mins: IRAQ WAR POLITICAL; BUSH INCOMPETENT

(hey you guys -- there's lots of bad news these days, but here's a little light for you! from RAWSTORY -- brook)

The following was released by Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) on the Downing Street Minutes this morning. Kennedy becomes the first senator to raise the issue in the Senate.
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(more at link above)

'We never should have gone to war for ideological reasons driven by politics and based on manipulated intelligence. The Downing Street Minutes provide even more proof that this is exactly what happened on Iraq. The Administration's dishonesty, lack of candor, and lack of planning have brought us to where we are today, with American soldiers dying, Iraqi civilians living in constant fear, and with no clearer picture of our strategy for victory in Iraq than when we started."

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