Irony is taking a battering this afternoon, with Labour MP after Labour MP who voted for Iraq coming out and saying the government has not yet made a convincing case for military action.
UN weapons inspectors’ evidence should be put before UN Security Council and House of Commons ahead of a decision on use of force in Syria
— Douglas Alexander (@D_G_Alexander) August 28, 2013
Douglas Alexander voted very strongly for the Iraq War.
"Intelligence" published by JIC today is not intelligence but assertion. The Government's going to have to do much better than that #Syria
— Ben Bradshaw (@BenPBradshaw) August 29, 2013
Ben Bradshaw voted very strongly for the Iraq War.
"Highly likely" is not exactly conclusive. Wouldnt meet an evidential threshold in court.
— Chris Bryant MP (@RhonddaBryant) August 29, 2013
Chris Bryant voted very strongly for the Iraq War.
— Peter Hain (@PeterHain) August 28, 2013
Peter Hain voted very strongly for the Iraq War.
"Even if Assad used chemical weapons, the west has no mandate to act as a global policeman" Hans Blix: http://t.co/6RvluXJINo
— tom_watson (@tom_watson) August 29, 2013
Tom Watson voted very strongly for the Iraq War. Good of him to mention Hans Blix though.
Where’s Mad Al when you need him?