The Raw Story | Hardball: Pro-war vet says we invaded Iraq because we needed it as a base
Chris Matthews presented a debate Tuesday over reviving the draft between conservative Iraq War veteran Mark Finelli and veteran John Bruhns of Americans Against Escalation in Iraq.
Finelli started off by arguing that the war effort has been poorly planned and poorly equipped because the “elite of this country don’t have a vested personal interest in winning the war.” He stated his belief that if the middle class was subject to a draft, the excuse that “we don’t have enough money” for proper equipment would no longer be heard.
“George Bush took us into war on a fallacy,” Bruhns began. “He took us in there under-equipped —