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And Now Commentary From...Our War Criminal

Rice belongs in dock, not newsroom

I'm done with CBS News since they've hired former George W. Bush national security advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to provide news commentary.
 
Face The Nation host Bob Schieffer announced the hiring January 20 while interviewing her. CBS stated Rice will "use her insight and vast experience to explore issues facing America at home and abroad." They should have added that her "vast experience" includes war crimes as chief propagandist helping President Bush launch his criminal war against Iraq which caused millions of deaths, casualties and ethnically cleansed Iraqis, and hundreds of thousands of US casualties including 4,488 deaths. Rice famously issued the most egregious and potent war woop in US history when she promoted the rush to pre-emptive war with this gem: "We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud", which roughly translates to "Saddam's building a nuke and he's gonna use it on Uncle Sam".
 
OK, Rice hasn't been convicted of war crimes much less been indicted or even investigated. America only prosecutes war criminals when they do their dastardly deeds for a country we don't like. Here we give folks like George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Don Rumsfeld, and CBS's newest pundit Rice, millions of dollars to spew their lies in autobiographies and, in the case of Rice, polluting the air waves. If we refuse to follow the Nuremburg War Crime Tribunal edict to bring war criminals to justice than we abrogate our standing as a legitimate actor on the world stage. CBS should look back and determine that Rice sends the worst possible message to American news watchers instead of looking forward to the advertising revenue she can bring their news department.
 
That's blood money. Till Rice's new gig is rescinded, color the CBS eye red.

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