Nov. 9, 2006

Iraq War Accountability: Paul Wolfowitz Also Needs to Resign!

The Blog | John Seery: Iraq War Accountability: Paul Wolfowitz Also Needs to Resign! | The Huffington Post: "It isn't right. It isn't just. Paul Wolfowitz got us into this mess (albeit with help). And yet he continues to be whisked around Washington, D.C. in a shiny limousine. Remember that he was the one who first designed the theory of preemption. He was the leading neo-con chickenhawk urging us into Iraq at every turn. He was the person who publicly testified that General Shinseki's estimate that hundreds of thousands of troops would be needed to pacify a post-invasion Iraq was 'wildly off the mark.' He was the person who assured us that the Iraqis 'are going to welcome us as liberators.' He was the person who said that 'it is just wrong' to assume that the U.S. taxpayers would be footing the bill for the Iraq War. About a year ago he was asked, 'How do you account for the intelligence failures regarding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq?' His reply: 'I don't have to.' Other neo-cons such as Richard Pearle and Francis Fukuyama have backpedaled, revised and revisited, dodged, darted and danced around their earlier support for the war. But Wolfowitz remains stubborn and unrepentant. George Bush was the Decider. Dick Cheney was the Deceiver. Donald Rumsfeld was the Discharger. Paul Wolfowitz was the Deviser. The main architect and advocate of th"

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