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September 11, 2007

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled ...

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There are a lot of “lies that won’t die.” The U.S. role in Israel’s Six-Day War. The Jewish cabal that orchestrated 9/11. The devil convincing the world he doesn’t exist.

But six years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks—and long after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and ouster of Saddam Hussein, whom investigations had found had nothing to do with the terrorist attacks—millions of ignoramuses continue to believe otherwise. Heaven help us.

WASHINGTON — On the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, one-third of the American people continue to believe that Saddam Hussein was “personally involved” in the terrorist assault, according to one recent poll.

Other surveys show that a larger number — 40 percent or more — believe that Iraq had some role in the attacks, or that Iraq gave substantial support to al-Qaida.

The 9/11 Commission and intelligence experts never found such a connection, but even after six years of reports and news accounts, the myth of a strong Iraq-Sept. 11 link persists.

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  “The Bush administration has been extremely clever at suggesting connections without being explicit,” [Ohio State political science professor John] Mueller said. “And if you support the war, you want to believe it. You hear soldiers in Iraq all the time say that they’re there because of 9/11.”

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