Statement by Governor Howard Dean on the Economy and the Situation in Iraq
Des Moines, IA, November 3, 2003
“On Iraq, in the face of mounting American casualties and the bloodiest day since President Bush declared an end to the war, this President continues to claim that we are on the right track. This Administration's arrogant foreign policy has made it almost impossible to bring in our allies and internationalize the force. Only by doing so will we be able to bring our troops home safely.
“It seems only a small group of people have benefited from President Bush's economic and Iraq policies – his campaign contributors, a wealthy elite who have received unfair tax cuts and this Administration's large corporate friends who have received billions in no-bid contracts.
“The nation deserves better. The American people must change Washington.”