O’Reilly Admits Iraq War Was a “Big Screw-Up”


Mr. O’REILLY: Look, the Iraq War was a big screw-up, all right? I think every clear-thinking person in the country knows it was. First of all, weapons of mass destruction did not materialize, which was the primary motivator for the war.

— from O’Reilly (Fox) debates Krugman (NYT) on “Tim Russert”, CNBC, Saturday, August 7, 2004, extracted from transcript posted on The Conspiracy to Keep You Poor and Stupid (a conservative blog)