TV anchor Mehdi Hasan relentlessly grilled former Bush White House national security adviser John Bolton over whether the latter had any remorse or regrets over the 100,000-plus dead Iraqis and thousands of coalition casualties that resulted from the Iraq War.
Appearing on Hasan’s new show on NBC’s streaming service, Peacock, to promote his book, The Room Where It Happened, Bolton repeatedly dodged, filibustered, and tried to redirect away from Hasan’s blunt, yes-or-no question. (The relevant portion begins at the 6:00 mark.)
“All those thousands of people who died in Iraq, all of those innocent Iraqi civilians, men, women, children, killed by U.S. airstrikes, some of them in massacres at Haditha, Mahmudiyah, Balad,” Hasan said, boring right in. “None of those weigh