"I said at the time I would have preferred if we had given diplomacy a greater opportunity, but I think it was the right decision to disarm Saddam Hussein, and when the President made the decision, I supported him, and I support the fact that we did disarm him."
- John Kerry, ABC News Democrat Presidential Candidates Debate, Columbia, South Carolina, May 3, 2003.
"This president misled America into this war."
- John Kerry, "U.S. Senator John Kerry Delivers Remarks at a Campaign Rally," Washington Post, September 3, 2004.
"It's the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time."
"When it comes to Iraq, I would not have done just one thing differently, I would have done everything differently from this president."
- John Kerry, cited in David M. Halbfinger and David E. Sanger, "Bush and Kerry Clash Over Iraq and a Timetable," New York Times, September 7, 2004.
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