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What the Iraq Survey Group Really Said

Glenn Reynolds has been perusing the report of the Iraq Survey Group, and wonders how any fair-minded individual can summarize it merely as "Iraq had no WMDs." In fact, he claims, the report serves to undermine Senator Kerry’s whole position on the war. Reynolds notes that Kerry has already admitted the France and Germany are unlikely to send troops to Iraq, no matter who is elected in November. The ISG tells us precisely why: the French were bribed into opposing Saddam’s removal in the first place. Reynolds writes:

It’s hard to pass the "Global Test" when the people grading it are being bribed to administer a failing grade. Perhaps Kerry should change his stance, and promise that a Kerry Administration would "outbid the bad guys." That approach is more likely to succeed than the one he’s been touting, which even he has admitted is doomed.

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...Because of this, the Iraq WMD debate has crossed the threshold, where for months it has hovered, between the farcical and the surreal. In pre- postmodern days, the question of whether Hussein was a serious threat to the civilized and uncivilized world would never have been raised. It would have been considered beyond doubt that he was....Read the entire, timely piece here.

So Kerry will get the help of France and Germany who said they won’t help no matter who wins.
Kerry says their needs to be a global test before going to war and here we find the test was rigged.

And this guy wants to be president? Ummmmm, no.

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