George W. Bush: Could he really be that disconnected?

by | Aug 5, 2006 | Stress Blog | 3 comments

Now, I remember how little it mattered to the Republicans what would happen to the people of Iraq after the invasion: very little.

The James Baker/CFR/Colin Powell plan was to replace Saddam Hussein with the next Sunni general in line. Three days in and out, everything “as is.” No care for the population there, obviously.

The Neoconservatives had believed the lies of Iranian spy, Ahmad Chalabi, that they would get a friendly Hashemite king. When they found out that was bunk, they went with plan B: Let ’em fight, then wait and see how to expand it into Syria and Iran.

But the level of disconnect between the president and the soon to be victims of his invasion in January 2003 is simply staggering. From Raw Story:

“President Bush met with three Iraqi Americans, one of whom became postwar Iraq

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