Mar 30, 2006
Same as Nixon...it was all about re-election - getting very HOT!
"Karl Rove, President Bush's chief political adviser, cautioned other White House aides in the summer of 2003 that Bush's 2004 re-election prospects would be severely damaged if it was publicly disclosed that he had been personally warned that a key rationale for going to war had been challenged within the administration.
Rove expressed his concerns shortly after an informal review of classified government records by then-Deputy National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley determined that Bush had been specifically advised that claims he later made in his 2003 State of the Union address -- that Iraq was procuring high-strength aluminum tubes to build a nuclear weapon -- might not be true, according to government records and interviews." - [more]
I learned most of these facts in the very beginning of my investigation, but now who should be the one to tell the families, widows, wounded and maimed and military personnel still serving in Iraq the ugly truth that they were used to get their Commander and Chief re-elected?