Three times on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports, Bush “called a diplomatic solution ‘my first choice,’ implying there are others. He said ‘we’ll give diplomacy a chance to work,’ meaning it might not.”
That’s how Bush talks when he’s grooving along in his Orwellian comfort zone, eager to order a military attack.
“We seek peace,” Bush said in the State of the Union address on January 28, 2003. “We strive for peace.”
In that speech, less than two months before the invasion of Iraq began, Bush foreshadowed the climax of his administration’s diplomatic pantomime...
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