The New York Times reports today on a new online archive -- produced by two reputable journalist organizations -- which has assembled all the misleading or downright false claims spread by the Bush administration in the run-up to the Iraq invasion (and afterward). In case you've ever wondered, they have come up with a total number of false claims: "at least" 935. That's about three per day in that period. See chart above. Here's the link. Go wallow:
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
The falsehoods that led to war -- now in one place!
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