Hubris: The Selling of the Iraq War - Monday 2/18 at 9 p.m. ET

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Last night Rachel pointed out that this year marks the tenth anniversary of President George W. Bush’s State of the Union address containing the now infamous 16 words that turned out to be a very consequential lie:

“The British Government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa .”

Included in a collection of web materials associated with Rachel’s upcoming documentary “Hubris: The Selling of the Iraq War,” is a longer cut of that 2003 State of the Union address. It’s a powerful reminder of how thick the Bush administration laid it on to rally the nation to war in Iraq:

Hubris: The Selling of the Iraq War - Monday 2/18 at 9 p.m. ET

Updated