Saturday, August 16, 2008

Bush Refuses to Apologize

In the aftermath of the downing of an Iranian airliner by the USS Vincennes in the Persian Gulf on July 3, US Vice President George h. W. Bush, who was campaigning in the Midwest, made the unforgettable statement rated by some observers as one of the most stupid comments ever made by a vice president.George H. W. Bush is certainly not stupid and the reason for him making the comment has much to do with the upcoming presidential election. Members of his campaign team have revealed that Bush was shocked by the ovation he received from the crowd for stating that, no matter the facts, he would never apologize. Having grasped the political value of the issue, he will go on to repeat again and again his stance on the tragedy."The plane was on a routine flight in a commercial corridor in Iranian airspace. The targeting of it by the U.S. Navy was blatantly illegal. That it was grossly immoral is also obvious, except to a patriot," a political observer argued. Read full story

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