Murtha on Haditha
John Murtha appeared on "Hardball," and talked about this new article:
"A Pentagon probe into the death of Iraqi civilians last November in the Iraqi city of Haditha will show that U.S. Marines "killed innocent civilians in cold blood," a U.S. lawmaker said Wednesday.From the beginning, Iraqis in the town of Haditha said U.S. Marines deliberately killed 15 unarmed Iraqi civilians, including seven women and three children....On Nov. 20, U.S. Marines spokesman Capt. Jeffrey Pool issued a statement saying that on the previous day a roadside bomb had killed 15 civilians and a Marine...read on"
Murtha explained that the stress on our troops coupled with the mishandling of their needs by this administration is the root cause of this horrific behavior. He's not excusing them, but John has the ear of the military and if he talks about topics like this; he's usually correct.