I Want To Believe Karl Rove...

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    I Want To Believe Karl Rove...but..,

    Forum policy on copyright and fair use, to be found HERE (like you don't already know it), prohibits the posting of entire pieces.

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    Does he address the accusations that the intelligence that went into the reports were doctored by, or caused to be doctored by admin officials?

    Will I have to buy the book?

    There is no debate individual Democrats accepted the reports they saw as valid (I do know Ted Kennedy and others were still cautioning about rushing into war even with the reports.). That argument is a straw man argument.

    The reports vs the intelligence: I believe the WH believed the reports.

    But the administration is compromised of more than the WH. Does Rove address the intelligence and how it may have been skewed to fit the desires or fears individuals had?

    I can imagine a scenario where considering the pressures of the recent 911 attacks, underlings felt pressured to fit the intel to a certain view.

    Rove's story in this news article is lacking way too much info to make an honest and informed decision on whether the WH/admin knew the intel was bogus.

    I am not sure I believe all of what Rove is said to be asserting. I will have to buy the book.

    :cool:
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    Someone on here argued we invaded to free the Iraqi from a horrible dictator.
    That was not right???
     
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    Bush, I believe, truly believed WMDs existed in Iraq at the time. Whether the information was doctored by the CIA for him is an issue that needs to be far more carefully examined. This has been the worst foreign policy disaster in our history and will drive Iraq right into Iran's hands.
     
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    I supported that notion as part of my reasoning to go into Iraq.Nothing wrong with coming to the defense of others.

    but that is not the issue
     
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    No need for any further discussion, JerkDorkey has spoken.
     
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    I bet the irony of your post is lost on you.

    :lol:

    It's not lost on others.

    thank you for the performance

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    And that's it in a nutshell. They CHOSE to believe the 'reports' (read that Curveball) and discounted the initelligence.
     
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    I don't. They were looking for a reason to go in back in 2001. They totally cooked the intelligence and Britain went along with it.
     
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    Rove's confession or whatever you want to call it, has been my belief all along. President Clinton believed it as well. Regardless of pro or con BDD, can we at least put this "Bush lied" to rest?
     
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    Let's be honest, you don't want to believe Karl Rove. You never have and you never will.
     

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