—Advisory group on public diplomacy appointed by the White House
“It is unlikely that Iraq could have destroyed, hidden or sent out of the country the hundreds of tons of chemical and biological weapons . . . that officials claim were present without the United States detecting some sign of this activity.”
—report on Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
“Those weapons of mass destruction have to be here somewhere . . . Nope, no weapons over there. Maybe under here.”
—President George W. Bush at a dinner for radio and TV correspondents, making light of the fact that the weapons of mass destruction his administration claimed were in Iraq have not been found (Time)
“I’m talking about people having a good time, these people, you ever heard of emotional release? You heard of a need to blow some steam off?”
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