Did Ariel Sharon, the Prime Minister of Israel, run a covert program with operatives in high-level US government positions to influence the Bush Administration's decision to go to war in Iraq?
Conspiracy theories are hard to kill.
The little error that we may have made
In picking out a country to invade
Was understandable. The names, of course,
Are close, and when you make a show of force
While George W. Bush has been President, we've had two of the biggest intelligence screw-ups in US history.
Before, incompetence and sloth; after, lies and the wrong war.
The "war on terrorism" is in trouble, and at the very moment the Bush Administration needs it most--election season. George W.
The quest for homeland security is heading, in ad hoc fashion, toward the quasi militarization of everyday life.
Seymour Hersh has been much more right than not in his reporting on the current Administration.
Additional support for this article was provided by the Fund for Constitutional Government.
The stark fact that significant portions of our planet are under the
supervision of exceptionally stupid and ill-informed people is provoking
unwonted expressions of anger and alarm.