The mention of his name invokes a picture of a strong critic of George Bush’s invasion of Iraq. At a time when most Americans felt their troops had justification to be in Iraqi land, Mr. Kerry felt different, and with reasons.
The irony though is that he had earlier on approved of the same and had even advised Bush to use the arsenal he could muster do disarm Saddam Hussein. When it later turned up that there were no weapons of mass destruction, he must have been a little bit disappointed, perhaps leading to his strong criticism of Bush over Iraqi invasion. Continue reading