I think that both men Bush and Blair will be damned in history. Both men have made their respective countries the two most hated countries in the world.
I’m an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars.
I am an opponent of Saddam Hussein but an opponent also of the sanctions that have killed a million Iraqi children and an opponent of the United States’ apparent desire to plunge the Middle East into a new and devastating war.
I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil never owned one never bought one never sold one.