6,155. 10/18/2004

“We have also learned in The Washington Post [on October 18, 2004] that at the same time the president [Bush] was falsely asserting to the American people that he was making sure he was providing all the equipment and supplies to the soldiers that their commanders said they needed…the top military commander in Iraq, Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, was pleading desperately and repeatedly for…more equipment and more body armor…to protect the troops.”

 – Al Gore, The Assault on Reason, Page 117

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