How Is It That These People Haven’t Been Thrown Away in Shackles?
June 9, 2008
On Thursday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released a report concluding that top Bush Administration officials mislead the American people in the build up to the Iraq War.
“There is no question we all relied on flawed intelligence,” Rockefeller said in a statement. “But, there is a fundamental difference between relying on incorrect intelligence and deliberately painting a picture to the American people that you know is not fully accurate.”
“Before taking the country to war, this administration owed it to the American people to give them a 100 percent accurate picture of the threat we faced,” Rockefeller said. “Unfortunately, our committee has concluded that the administration made significant claims that were not supported by the intelligence.”
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