Today, President Bush ducked responsibility for the mistakes he has made in the Iraq war, saying, “No act of ours invited the rage of the killers.” Bush needs only to look at today’s date — October 6th — over the past 3 years to see what acts of his have persuaded more and more Iraqis to join the ranks of the insurgency.
October 6, 2002: Bush Promises Liberation, Not Conquest, of Iraq
October 6, 2003: White House’s Cronyism Contracts Leave Iraqis Without Basic Services
October 6, 2004: Duelfer Report Eliminates Primary Justification For Iraq War; Bremer Says Bush Was Not Prepared For Post-War Iraq; Bush Delivers a “Major Speech on Terrorism”
October 6, 2005: Bush Delivers Another Major Speech on Terrorism; Takes No Accountability For Missteps
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