5,255. 7/21/2003

“The deputy defense secretary Paul Wolfowitz, then making a visit to postwar Iraq, was no longer calling WMDs a ‘core reason’ for the war. ‘I’m not concerned about weapons of mass destruction,’ he told reporters on July 21 [2003]. ‘I’m concerned about getting Iraq on its feet.’ ”

 – Frank Rich, The Greatest Story Ever Sold, Page 101

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