Subject: Censure President Bush
In an attempt to escape responsibility for the misleading statements
that led the nation to war, President Bush has announced plans to form
an independent inquiry to look into what went wrong.
An inquiry would serve the Bush
administration well: it
would envelop the issue in a fog of uncertainty, deflect blame
onto the intelligence services,
and push any political damage into 2005, after the upcoming
But the facts need no
Despite repeated warnings from the CIA and Defense Intelligence
Agency, President Bush and his
administration hyped and distorted the threat that Iraq posed.
And now that reality is setting in, the President seeks to pin the blame
on someone else.
We can't let him.
Congress has the power to censure the President -- to formally reprimand
him for his betrayal of the nation's trust. If ever there was a time to
use this function, it is now. Join
the call for Congress to censure President Bush now at: