Wednesday, October 08, 2003
Yahoo! News - Rice Says Iraq Never Disarmed
WASHINGTON - President Bush, facing growing doubts about his handling of postwar Iraq, launched a new public relations campaign to convince Americans his course is the correct one. His national security adviser insisted Wednesday that Saddam Hussein harbored ambitions to use unconventional weapons — even though none has been found.
Condoleezza Rice told a foreign policy forum in Chicago that the team led by chief U.S. weapons hunter David Kay "is finding proof that Iraq never disarmed and never complied with U.N. inspectors."
In fact, she suggested, if the U.N. Security Council knew last winter what Kay's group has uncovered now, it never would have rejected the U.S. call for war.
"Right up until the end, Saddam lied to the Security Council. And let there be no mistake, right up to the end, Saddam Hussein continued to harbor ambitions to threaten the world with weapons of mass destruction and to hide his illegal weapons activity," she told the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
That's right. We invaded him because he had ambitions.
Suppose Condi should check in with Colin?
So, the Kay report comes in, says there are no WMDs to be found, Saddam was in full compliance, and the White House "spin" is that there are WMDs and he wasn't in compliance.
In most realities, this is called "lying".
posted by lazarus |