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April 23, 2004
By: Kevin Drum

MOVE ALONG, NOTHING TO SEE HERE....This isn't exactly new news, but here goes anyway:

A new poll shows that 57 percent of Americans continue to believe that Saddam Hussein gave "substantial support" to al-Qaida terrorists before the war with Iraq, despite a lack of evidence of that relationship.

In addition, 45 percent of Americans have the impression that "clear evidence" was found that Iraq worked closely with Osama bin Laden's network, and a majority believe that before the war Iraq either had weapons of mass destruction (38 percent) or a major program for developing them (22 percent).

There's no known evidence to date that these statements are true.

Conservative response: this just just goes to show that the American public sees a higher truth. Sigh.

Kevin Drum 12:34 AM Permalink | Trackbacks

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