Re "Cheney urges US to fight to regain world's respect" (Our Region, Sept. 21): For 10 years we heard from Republicans and Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Rice that Saddam Hussein and Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. This was the justification for the invasion of Iraq and the loss of 4,500 U.S. soldiers.
After the invasion Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Rice spent billions looking for the supposed WMD's. So yesterday at Perspectives 2012 Cheney comes out and says "Iraq and Saddam were on the verge of developing WMDs."There's a huge difference between having WMDs and being on the verge of having WMDs.
Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Rice should be tried for lying to the American public. What a disgrace!
-- Steve Mawhinney, Roseville
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