Sorry, George W. Bush, but this whole mess is still your fault

The Fifth Column

Sorry, George W. Bush, but this whole mess is still your fault Former President George W. Bush laughs while answering questions about his presidency at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, November 18, 2010 (Credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

Salon

GOP wants to pin Iraq on Barack Obama. Perhaps they need a simple refresher in the real history of the last decade

Like clockwork, the Republican noise machine is blaming Barack Obama for the crisis in Iraq. And like clockwork, they’ve got everything wrong again.

The man to blame for what’s happening in Iraq is not President Obama — it’s President Bush.

Contrary to Tony Blair’s latest protestations, the U.S./U.K. invasion of Iraq — underdeliberately fraudulent pretenses – had a great deal to do with enabling the current emergence of a Sunni terrorist military power in Iraq, but it goes much deeper than that. The recent success of ISIS — the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria — is exactly

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