Skip to comments.New 'Deep Throat' needed for Iraq, says Nixon rival (McGovern - Another LOSER Speaks!)
Posted on 06/03/2005 11:43:23 AM PDT by areafiftyone
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US media needs a modern-day "Deep Throat" within the administration of President George W. Bush to reveal how America was "misled" on Iraq, former presidential contender George McGovern said.
"We need someone like that who is highly placed to tell us what's really going on. We know that we were misled on Iraq," McGovern told Fox News Radio.
McGovern, a former senator, unsuccessfully ran against Richard Nixon for the White House in 1972.
Deep Throat, revealed this week as former FBI assistant director Mark Felt, acted as a source to The Washington Post newspaper, helping to bring down Nixon's presidency over the Watergate scandal in 1974.
"I wish there were somebody of the Deep Throat time in this administration who are aware of what's going on," McGovern told Fox News Radio.
"This war in Iraq, in my opinion is worse than anything Nixon did. I think Nixon deserved to be expelled from office in view of the cover-up that he carried on and the laws that he violated.
"But we have an administration in power now that led us to a war that is internationally illegal; it's a war that we are fighting with a country that has no threat to us that has nothing to do with the 9-11 attacks.
McGovern said Nixon was undoubtedly "tricky," but said of Bush: "This man claims to be Christian, following the will of God, and then he misleads the whole nation on a totally fraudulent enterprise in Iraq that we should have never been attached to."
Wonder how much they spoke about Watergate during Iran Contra affair?
If my eyes were rolling any farther, I'd be bleeding! McGovern?! O M G !!!
If Bush said something as inarticulate as that it would lead the Evening News.
How about a Clinton deep throat?
If you know you were misled then why do you need someone to you what is really going on?
You bet it is. This all started with the Times online posting the Downing Street Memo. DUers automatically picked it up on their website as a spark to get their hope of impeaching Bush rolling. For weeks and weeks after the article appeared in The Times Online they kept e-mailing the memo to all the media outlets and Congress every day for weeks. They finally got a sucker Congressman to follow them and Rep. Conyers decided to take the ball and roll with it. He has gotten over 87,000 signatures (mostly DUers and duplicates) and is looking for 250,000 and will send a letter regarding the Downing Street Memo to Bush. Kerry already has a copy of the Downing Street Memo and because of the desperate begging by DUers will bring it up on the Floor of the Senate on Monday.
I thought this old Leftist maggot, Can'tGovern had already died.
I know - all the cockroaches from the 70's are crawling out of the woodwork!
They are getting the ball rolling on this impeachment crap...
I'll be curious as how the MSN portrays this.
So far it's nothing to them, but with Kerry vowing to make a stink of this, the MSN will most certainly start to pound the "impeachment" drum...
Media is patiently waiting to see if this picks up any steam. After the Rather fiasco and the Newsweek fiasco they are just biding their time. They don't want to make another mistake. Its only happening because the DUers are blasting it to Congress and the Leftist Congressmen are frightened to death of the DUers. Boxer, Conyers, Byrd, Reid. All of them have experienced the wrath of the DUers if they don't get their way.
"We need someone like that who is highly placed to tell us what's really going on"
Ask George "Slam Dunk" Tenent.
Or, maybe, read the Bipartisan Senate Intelligence report of 2004? How many pages long was that thing? 500?
I noticed that the report is wholly ignored on the left. Probably because it destroys the meme that the intel and such was concocted day one of Bush II's reign, and that all the foreign intel thought there was WMD's too.
The speaker after Kerry should ask him if he has submitted his Form 180 yet.
McGovern: Hurry up and die! You were thoroughly beaten by a better man in the 1972 election, yet remained bitter and resolved to remain true to your treasonous base of hemp-smoking hippies while a war was in progress despite the fact that you endorsed the (Gulf of Tonkin Resolution) instrument that began that war.
Impeachment and the DU-ers are planning for CWII.
Will the fun never stop?
I was wondering what this thread was all about:
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