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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Fri Jun 5, 2015, 10:40 AM

8. That vote is, in political terms, ancient history at this point and litigated extensively in 2008

and all it essentially did was authorize Bush to use force against Iraq if necessary but it wasn't a declaration of war. I disagree with the vote but Bush was the (P)resident at that time and he had final authority on the matter as CIC. HE pulled the trigger and invaded Iraq even though the UN weapons inspectors were on the ground up until the invasion and weren't finding any WMDs. People need to blame Bush/Cheney/Neocons for the Iraq disaster, not Hillary. I can't think of a single Democrat elected POTUS whom would've done the same thing in Bush's place (not even Hillary)

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