As I've said before on many occasions, it's easy to know when a neo-con is lying. He/she opens his or her mouth. Or, puts pen to paper or starts typing on a computer keyboard. Believe me, it really is that simple.
But anyone who still has their doubts, should take a look at a study released yesterday which found that President Bush (above) and his top officials ran roughshod over the truth in the run-up to the Iraq war lying a total of 935 times.
According to the Center for Public Integrity, eight administration officials "made at least 935 false statements" about Iraq's possession of weapons of mass destruction, or links to Al-Qaeda, on 532 separate occasions.
"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."The publication of this report will not of course bring back the lives of the hundreds of thousands of people who have lost their lives as a result of the neocons deceitful war of aggression. But as The Exile points out, it should help to persuade people not to believe a word that the political class says to them ever again.
Hat tip: The Exile.