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Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Study: Bush, Other Officials Issued Hundreds of False Statements Before Iraq Invasion
Note** The Text in italic are excerpts form the original article written by
DOUGLASS K. DANIEL,
Associated Press Writer.
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The study concluded that the statements "were part of an orchestrated campaign that effectively galvanized public opinion and, in the process, led the nation to war under decidedly false pretenses."
The study counted 935 false statements in the two-year period.
Bush led with 259 false statements, 231 about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and 28 about Iraq's links to al-Qaida, the study found.
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