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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

wmou Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:24 AM
Congress gets no blame?
Born in the USA! Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 10:46 AM
Some but the Bush administration sold war in an undeniably dishonest manner. They claimed certainty of the existence of wmds when evidence suggested a lot of uncertainty one way or the other.

Ten years ago this week, the United States led an invasion of Iraq with the explicit purpose of overthrowing Saddam Hussein. The preceding months had been filled with vehement protests against the impending war, expressed in editorials, in advertisements, and in rallies so vast that some of them made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. With so many people against the invasion, who supported it?

Well, if you were like the great majority of Americans – you did. In February and March 2003, Newsweek's polls...