But there wasn't any proof. And there still isn't.
Funny that, I thought you were an elected politician with a responsibility to listen to (a) your electorate and (b) your colleagues. Got that wrong, though. It was your decision only, Mr President. Still, at least you 'sympathise' with the idea of democracy.
Any Labour politicians still perplexed by why liberal people abandoned your party might want to start with this article here.
The BBC have changed the headline and the first paragraph slightly:
Mm, but there was no evidence, or proof. If Blair's pathetic claim that 'he used poison gas on his own people [two decades before, when, ironically enough, the United States was on his side and blamed the Iranians instead, funny old world, isn't it?]' is the 'evidence' then that says even more about him.