If any more porky pies come out of this administration then maybe we'll have enough for a codshit picnic! Seriously though, these arseholes are so blatantly protecting their own interests and those of their mates it's disgusting. Among others their mates happen to include our very own royal family and the OIL COMPANIES and WEAPONS MANUFACTURERS.
President Bush's case against Saddam Hussein, outlined in a televised address to the nation on Monday night, relied on a slanted and sometimes entirely false reading of the available US intelligence, government officials and analysts claimed yesterday.
Officials in the CIA, FBI and Department Of Energy are being put under intense pressure to produce reports which back the administration's line, the Guardian has learned. In response, some are complying, some are resisting and some are choosing to remain silent.
"Basically, cooked information is working its way into high-level pronouncements and there's a lot of unhappiness about it in intelligence, especially among analysts at the CIA," said Vincent Cannistraro, the CIA's former head of counter-intelligence.
In his address, the president reassured Americans that military action was not "imminent or unavoidable", but he made the most detailed case to date for the use of force, should it become necessary.
BBC: Bush using Iraq war to distract from financial scandals that would bring down his administration
What the Depleted Uranium weapons the US showered all over Iraq do