'Loyal opposition' was too loyal during war buildup

Buchanan, Pat
October 2005
Fort Worth Business Press;10/31/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p58
The article comments on the role of the opposition in the decision of the U.S. government to wage war against Iraq. It discusses how "The New York Times" emphasized the threat posed by Iraq and its leader Saddam Hussein on the U.S. It presents information on the actions of several Democrats which contributed to the decision to wage a war in Iraq. It criticizes the U.S. Senate for giving the war powers to President George W. Bush. It questions the significance of the war in Iraq for the U.S. people.


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