Mokhiber: Ari, yesterday
on C-Span, Congressman (Bob) Filner and Congress (Joe) Wilson got into it
on the war in Iraq. Congressman Filner said that Saddam Hussein, during the Iran/Iraq
war, obtained biological and chemical weapons technology from the United States.
Congressman Wilson then accused Filner of hating America and being viscerally
anti-American. I'm wondering if you believe that people who oppose this war are
in any sense anti-American or hate America.
Ari Fleisher: Russell, I appreciate your giving me the opportunity
to referee somebody else's dispute. But as I said, the President is going to continue
to work with Democrats and Republicans alike and respects the opinions who agree
with him and tend to vote for him and respects the opinions of those who disagree
with him and may vote against him.
Mokhiber: If I could follow-up. . .(Ari moves