Soros steps up assault on Bush

Launches $2 million tour to oust the president

“Bush’s war in Iraq has done untold damage to the United States,” Soros said at a news conference launching a $2 million speaking tour and ad campaign in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and other closely contested states. “If we re-elect him now, we endorse the Bush doctrine of pre-emptive action … and we will have to live with the consequences.”

Senator expresses “dismay” that White House allegedly wrote Allawi speech

“I want to express my profound dismay about reports that officials from your administration and your reelection campaign were ‘heavily involved’ in writing parts of Prime Minister Ayad Allawi’s speech,” California Senator Dianne Feinstein wrote in a letter to President George W. Bush.

Bush wants to outsource torture in violation of international law

The Bush administration is supporting a provision in the House leadership’s intelligence reform bill that would allow U.S. authorities to deport certain foreigners to countries where they are likely to be tortured or abused, an action prohibited by the international laws against torture the United States signed 20 years ago. . .