NY13 Blog; Retaking NY-13 from Rep. Vito Fossella

Following the corruption, ineffectiveness and hypocrisy of Rep. Vito Fossella.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Mission Accomplished, 5 years later

May 1, 2003 President Bush was flown onto an air craft carrier stationed in San Diego so he could declare "mission accomplished" in Iraq. With that in mind I bring you the words of Vito Fossella celebrating that anniversary in 2004;

Republicans have rallied around the president, insisting the invasion and occupation of Iraq has been largely successful, despite a flare-up of deadly violence in recent weeks.

"On balance, I think things are going well," said Rep. Vito Fossella, R-New York, told CNN's "Crossfire" Wednesday. "We've liberated a country; 25 million or so Iraqis now can look forward to democracy and freedoms that we currently enjoy."

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