August 23, 2007

colbert-cheney-vfwspeech.jpg While flipping through his Iraq War scrapbook, Stephen remembers that this Sunday marks the five year anniversary of Dick Cheney's infamous speech before the VFW where he unequivocally stated that Saddam had WMD, and all but declared war on Iraq. Stephen then sits down with Fiasco author and WaPo Pentagon reporter Thomas Ricks to talk about how history will judge the Vice President and the war he cheered on.

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RICKS: The only way to prove it wrong was to invade Iraq.

Looking back at that speech, it's astounding how utterly wrong the Cheney Bush administration was about, well, everything.

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