Teddy Boy Visits Downing Street (memo)

Even though John Kerry made it sound like he would be bringing up the issue of the Downing Street Memo on the floor of the Senate, it looks like Ted Kennedy beat him to it. Nice reminder of who is the junior Senator from Mass.

Here is a snip:

“The contents of the Downing Street Minutes confirm that the Bush Administration was determined to go to war in Iraq, regardless of whether there was any credible justification for doing so. The Administration distorted and misrepresented the intelligence in its attempt to link Saddam Hussein with the terrorists of 9/11 and Osama bin Laden, and with weapons of mass destruction that Iraq did not have.

“In addition, the Downing Street Minutes also confirm what has long been obvious – that the timing of the war was linked to the 2002 Congressional elections, and that the Administration’s planning for post-war Iraq was incompetent in all its aspects. The current continuing crisis is a direct result of that incompetence.

Read the rest of his comments here via The Raw Story.

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