July 07, 2016

Tony Blair Is Still #SorryNotSorry

The always humble former British Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the Chilcot report by saying the world is a better place because of the Iraq War. While he made these remarks to argue that Saddam Hussein did pose an imminent threat, others couldn’t help but notice that his “Iraq War made a better world” rant took place the same time as the UK’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond’s “Iraq War made ISIS” rant. Hammond believes the mass removal of Ba’ath party supporters from the Iraqi army led directly to the formation of ISIS. Still, Blair believes “we would be in a worse position if we hadn’t acted that way,” while also giving himself the caveat, “I may be completely wrong about that.”

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: