Study: Bush, aides made 935 false statements in run-up to war

President Bush and his top aides publicly made 935 false statements about the security risk posed by Iraq in the two years following September 11, 2001, according to a study released Tuesday by two nonprofit journalism groups.

“In short, the Bush administration led the nation to war on the basis of erroneous information that it methodically propagated and that culminated in military action against Iraq on March 19, 2003,” reads an overview of the examination, conducted by the Center for Public Integrity and its affiliated group, the Fund for Independence in Journalism.

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One thought on “Study: Bush, aides made 935 false statements in run-up to war

  1. wow, I thought they lied thousands of times …there I go getting my exercise by jumping to conclusions !

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