The Funny Thing Is How Few People Have Changed Their Minds on Iraq
Rentoul, John, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
What does it take to get people to decide they were wrong? What is remarkable about the invasion and the occupation of Iraq is how few people have changed their mind about the original decision to go to war. Not a single MP who voted with the Government on 18 March last year has said that he or she was wrong to do so. True, four Labour MPs have expressed their unhappiness. Eric Illsley, Jeff Ennis, Brian Donohoe and Ernie Ross, all of whom reluctantly supported Tony Blair in the important vote, now say the Americans have made a terrible mess of the after-sales service. But they stop short of saying that they should not have voted as they did.
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