Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Families of Iraq War Dead Target Bush in Ads

Families of Iraq War Dead Target Bush in Ads
Wed Sep 29, 4:30 PM ET
Politics - Reuters
By Sue Pleming
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Angered by President Bush (news - web sites)'s policy in Iraq (news - web sites), a group of military families whose relatives died there is targeting the president in new television ads to be aired ahead of the Nov. 2 election.

"I think the American people need to know that we have been betrayed in this rush to war," said Cindy Sheehan, whose son Casey is among more than 1,000 U.S. troops who died in Iraq.

Sheehan joined a small group of military families at a news conference in Washington on Wednesday to launch new political ads by an interest group called, which supports Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites)'s White House bid....