Alan GilbertMarch 23, 2013 09:06
Commentary: Torture and killing innocents with drones continue to haunt Americans.
United States Army soldiers salute during the playing of retreat at Camp Virginia, near Kuwait City, Kuwait, on Dec. 15, 2011. Ten years after the beginning of the Iraq War, public opinion of US involvement is still quite mixed. (Joe Raedle/AFP/Getty Images)
DENVER — In 2002 and early 2003, the Bush Presidency had rolled out a campaign to promote an invasion of Iraq. Condoleezza Rice’s statement, the “smoking gun might be a mushroom cloud,” created a popular sound bite for the administration’s warning that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.