He finally admits it. It was about the oil.
Of course, he says it was about his heroic administration protecting Iraqi oil from evil, rather like a responsible parent sheltering a precious child from the bad guys. Not about greedy profit-mongering by the US oil & gas industry. Never.......
So we're halfway to the truth, anyway.
From the San Francisco Chronicle on August 30, 2005:
"President Bush on Tuesday answered growing anti-war protests with a fresh reason for American troops to continue fighting in Iraq: protection of the country's vast oil fields that he said would otherwise fall under the control of terrorist extremists."
Read the entire article here.