Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Kucinich: Bush Close to Igniting WWIII

Global Research, October 22, 2007

(CNSNews.com) - Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich criticized President George W. Bush, claiming that he is trying to start World War III.

Kucinich took issue with comments Bush made on Wednesday. For instance, the president said: "I take the threat of Iran with a nuclear weapon very seriously. I've told people that if you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing them from have (sic) the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon."

But in a statement released Thursday, the congressman from Ohio said that by raising the specter of a possible World War III predicated on Iran's nuclear energy ambitions, "the White House rodeo cowboy has gone dangerously too far and precipitously too close to igniting the war he claims to be trying to avoid."

"You can worry about the apocalypse, or, you can ensure it by manipulating intelligence and, with pre-meditation, put your finger on the trigger that will make Iran the next deadly domino in the President's irresponsible and irrational approach to the complex and sensitive political issues that make the region a more volatile tinder box than ever before," Kucinich said.

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