posted on Sep, 1 2008 @ 09:59 AM
It s BS excuse, used because he knows hes got the major media on his side. The fact is, Al Gore was the most hawkish politician on Iraq through the
90s and carried it in to Bush's term. Democrats in general (Biden included), were hawkish on Iraq.
Fast forward to present day and the war became unpopular, giving the democrats an opportunity to make a grab for power. It would never work without a
friendly media, because anyone can look up history and confirm what I've said.
Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) > August 4, 2002 "This is a guy who is an extreme danger to the world, and this is a guy who is in every way
possible seeking weapons of mass destruction."
> August 4, 2002 "I think he has anthrax. I have not seen any evidence that he has smallpox, but you hear them say, Tim (Russert), is the last
smallpox outbreak in the world was in Iraq; ergo, he may have a strain." > August 4, 2002 "We know he continues to attempt to gain access to
additional capability, including nuclear capability." > August 4, 2002 "First of all, we don't know exactly what he has. It's been five
years since inspectors have been in there, number one. Number two, it is clear that he has residual of chemical weapons and biological weapons,
[edit on 1-9-2008 by Dronetek]