Occasionally some knuckle-dragging Bush fan will write the local rag accusing Bush's critics of distorting his record (as if that was necessary) and taunting them to prove Bush lied. About anything.
Most of read this stuff and reflect on the sheer volume of mendacity produced by this administration, even on their first days of office (Clinton White House vandalism) and sit in stunned admiration at the sheer self-delusion necessary to convince oneself that Bush is a straight-shooter.
This weekend Bush repeated one of his favorite little lies in an interview with Israeli reporters. When asked again about his decision to invade Iraq he pulled out the old "Sadaam wouldn't allow the inspectors in" chestnut.
Bush just loves to trot out this little revisionist pony. Here it is from March of 2006.
"I also saw a threat in Iraq. I was hoping to solve this problem diplomatically. That's why I went to the Security Council; that's why it was important to pass [Resolution] 1441, which was unanimously passed. And the world said, disarm, disclose, or face serious consequences -- and therefore, we worked with the world, we worked to make sure that Saddam Hussein heard the message of the world. And when he chose to deny inspectors, when he chose not to disclose, then I had the difficult decision to make to remove him. And we did, and the world is safer for it."
Complete bullshit, of course. Bush ordered the inspectors out of Iraq so he could start bombing. How can anyone come to any other conclusion than the man is a mendacious liar of the worst sort?
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