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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Mr "Freedom Fry" regrets supporting Bush

Attaboy!

Now Mr Jones appears to agree. Asked by a reporter for the North Carolina News and Observer about the name-change campaign - an idea Mr Jones said at the time came to him by a combination of God's hand and a constituent's request - he replied: "I wish it had never happened."

Although he voted for the war, he has since become one of its most vociferous opponents on Capitol Hill, where the hallway outside his office is lined with photographs of the "faces of the fallen".

"If we were given misinformation intentionally by people in this administration, to commit the authority to send boys, and in some instances girls, to go into Iraq, that is wrong," he told the newspaper. "Congress must be told the truth."
I always thought Freedom Fries was just plain stupid and it's refreshing to see that Congressman Jones saw the error in his ways. Now if only other Republicans had the courage to stand up and say that the President lied, I could have more respect for them.