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fishface Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-27-04 02:42 PM
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Cheney to Democrats: Weakness Invites Terror
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Tue Jul 27, 2004 02:48 PM ET

By Adam Entous
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Reuters) - Flanked by American flags and howitzers, Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday defended the war in Iraq and a policy of preemptive attack against criticism from Democrats at their national convention.

With President Bush staying out of the political fray at his Crawford, Texas, ranch, Cheney was on the West Coast to rally fellow Republicans for the November election and counter charges by Democrats meeting in Boston.

"Terrorist attacks are not caused by the use of strength. They are invited by the perception of weakness," Cheney said at Camp Pendleton on the Southern California coast.

Cheney said Americans were safer and he stood by prewar characterizations of Iraq as a threat despite the failure to find weapons of mass destruction and new warnings by Cheney and other administration officials that another major terrorist attack may be coming. ;jsessionid=PSKALJBEBKQNGCRBAEZSFFA?type=topNews&storyID=5788729 shit Chainbag!

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