26 May 2015
The Iraq War has become a major issue in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. Reversing an earlier stance supporting the Iraq war, under immense pressure for the statement, Jeb Bush, Republican presidential hopeful and brother of George W. Bush, recanted days later saying that he would not have invaded Iraq if he had known President Saddam Hussein did not have weapons of mass destruction. Meanwhile a former CIA official and intelligence briefer to President George W. Bush acknowledged that Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney falsely presented information to the public to build support for the war. Rolling Stone columnist, Matt Taibbi, reflects on the revisionist history of the Iraq War.
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