Re: Bullshit Exposed

Note: this post augments the previous post.

Question of the Week: Had Bush not said those few words in his State of the Union address, would Congress have made a different decision?

Bush's State of the Union Address:

. . . The International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed in the 1990s that Saddam Hussein had an advanced nuclear weapons development program, had a design for a nuclear weapon and was working on five different methods of enriching uranium for a bomb. The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa. Our intelligence sources tell us that he has attempted to purchase high-strength aluminum tubes suitable for nuclear weapons production. Saddam Hussein has not credibly explained these activities. He clearly has much to hide. . . .

Was that the clinching paragraph? No one will ever know if the war could have been avoided—the speech is irreversible.

If only Quantum Leap were real...

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This was written on Friday, July 11, 2003 by Lenny.


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