posted on Feb, 3 2004 @ 02:12 PM
In an attempt to escape responsibility for the misleading statements that led the nation to war, President Bush has announced plans to form an
independent inquiry to look into what went wrong. An inquiry would serve the Bush administration well: it would envelop the issue in a fog of
uncertainty, deflect blame onto the intelligence services, and push any political damage into 2005, after the upcoming election.
But the facts need no clarification. Despite repeated warnings from the CIA and Defense Intelligence Agency, President Bush and his administration
hyped and distorted the threat that Iraq posed. And now that reality is setting in, the President seeks to pin the blame on someone else. We can't
Congress has the power to censure the President -- to formally reprimand him for his betrayal of the nation's trust. If ever there was a time to use
this function, it is now. Join the call for Congress to censure President Bush now at: