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Jeb Bush Flip-Flops on Iraq: ‘I would have done the same as my brother’

21st Century Wire says…

Go figure…

(Shoring-up his war credentials. Does that means a war is coming?)


Jeb Bush said he would have done the same as his brother in deciding to go to war in Iraq if he had been president at the time.

His comments, in an interview with Fox News set to air on Monday night, come in the wake of Bush’s private statement that he relies on his brother, former President George W. Bush, as an adviser on some Middle East affairs.

“I would have [authorized the invasion], and so would have Hillary Clinton, just to remind everybody. And so would almost everybody that was confronted with the intelligence they got,” Bush said in the interview.

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Clinton’s 2003 vote in support of a resolution to green-light the war in Iraq was a key part of the 2008 campaign, then then-Sen. Barack Obama hammered her hawkish stance. It could help Bush blur lines between the two when it comes to his brother’s legacy.

Bush said the United States should have focused more on security in Iraq, but said his brother agrees on that point.

    “By the way, guess who thinks that those mistakes took place as well? George W. Bush,” he said. “Yes, I mean, so just for the news flash to the world, if they’re trying to find places where there’s big space between me and my brother, this might not be one of those.”…

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    FLASHBACK: In February Jeb Bush said Iraq was a mistake, and Ironically he railed US Presidents (like Obama) whom he described as, “inconsistent and indecisive”. In the great US tradition, Jeb proves here that he’s a hypocrite who will flip flop any every issue, and proving his war mongering credentials in the process. He’s do well in Washington…

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