McCain admits “hundreds of thousands” Iraqi deaths


This video from the USA is called Bush/McCain Iraq/Iran.

From Crooks and Liars in the USA: Republican presidential candidate

McCain admits “hundreds of thousands” Iraqi deaths

By: SilentPatriot on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 at 6:45 AM – PDT

During the last two minutes or so of his interview with David Letterman Tuesday night, John McCain got asked some tough questions, including one about the grotesque number of Iraqis killed or displaced because of his Bush’s War.

Letterman: 4,000 American men and women soldiers dead since we went into Iraq. Another 30,000 wounded. Untold Iraqis dead. We rarely hear that number. What would that number be? A quarter of a million? Half a million?

McCain: It’s hard to make these estimates, but it’s in the hundreds of thousands, obviously.

That is still lower than the reliable estimates of over a million Iraqis dead. However, at least McCain admits here that the Bush administration’s far lower figures are not true.

McCain is on record about a hundred years of United States war in Iraq still to come. If, according to his estimate, five years of war have meant, say 300, 000 dead Iraqis, then 100 years of war will mean 6 million dead Iraqis. And 80,000 dead Unites States soldiers. Presumed that there will be no further escalation; like attacking Iran (see also here), etc. etc.

McCain voted against Martin Luther King day in 1983: here.

McCain bows to right wing, keeps GOP platform on same-sex marriage untouched: here.

6 thoughts on “McCain admits “hundreds of thousands” Iraqi deaths

  1. Pingback: Anti-war in Syria demonstrations today | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Afghanistan, Iraq wars cost British, US taxpayers much | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Tony Blair, forever guilty of Iraq bloodbath, his ex-minister Short says | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Prosecute Blair for Iraq war, dead soldiers’ families say | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: McCain admits Iraq war is about oil | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: United States Senator John McCain dies | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.