Yeah, but Oedipus didn't start a war.
October 28, 2004 4:26 AM Subscribe
Former Bush ghostwriter confirms Bush had plans for Iraq in 1999.
Herskowitz said that Bush expressed frustration at a lifetime as an underachiever in the shadow of an accomplished father. In aggressive military action, he saw the opportunity to emerge from his father’s shadow. The moment, Herskowitz said, came in the wake of the September 11 attacks. “Suddenly, he’s at 91 percent in the polls, and he’d barely crawled out of the bunker.”
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