Ninehundred and Thirty-Five

That’s the number of false statements in the two years following September 11, 2001 the Bush administration made about the national security threat posed by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq – according to the count of The Center for Public Integrity. At least. Mark Morford has an interesting column about this count, pointing out that while all Presidents have made false statements (some of them even outright lied), Bush & Co. have taken it to an entirely new level. The incompetence and some of the false pretenses are also very well documented in No End in Sight, a documentary by Charles Ferguson. I am surprised anybody is running for president given all the messes they’ll have to clean up…






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