Oliver North says Bush plan 'eerily like Vietnam escalation'

Published: Tuesday January 9, 2007
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Appearing on The O'Reilly Factor, retired Lt. Colonel Oliver North, who hosts Fox News Channel's War Stories, said that he doesn't support President Bush's plan to for 20,000 additional ground troops in Iraq.

In this clip, O'Reilly quips that the conservative military analyst, best known for his key role in the Iran-Contra affair, is aligning himself with Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi when he claims that Bush's "surge" plan "sounds eerily like Lyndon Johnsonís plan to save Vietnam in the 60s by gradual escalation as a way not to lose."

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