December 01, 2005

 

"I forgot to mention that part of my plan was to continue lying to you."





From Bush's "Plan for Victory Speech":
"The progress of the Iraqi forces is especially clear when the recent anti-terrorist operations in Tal Afar are compared with last year’s assault in Fallujah. In Fallujah, the assault was led by nine coalition battalions made up primarily of United States Marines and Army — with six Iraqi battalions supporting them…This year in Tal Afar, it was a very different story. The assault was primarily led by Iraqi security forces — 11 Iraqi battalions, backed by five coalition battalions providing support."
TIME Magazine reporter Michael Ware, who is embedded with the U.S. troops in Iraq who participated in the Tal Afar battle, appeared on Anderson Cooper yesterday. He said Bush’s description was completely untrue:
"I was in that battle from the very beginning to the very end. I was with Iraqi units right there on the front line as they were battling with al Qaeda. They were not leading. They were being led by the U.S. green beret special forces with them."


(Courtesy of Think Progress)



Comments:
ever watch the daily show? they had the best clip of bush at a press conference. aparently his brain couldn't grasp how to exit and he stood at locked doors trying to get out - looking like he always does...

cool blog...
 
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