''There was no firefight, there was no IED (improvised explosive device) that killed these innocent people. Our troops overreacted because of the pressure on them, and they killed innocent civilians in cold blood.'' - 2005, John Murtha, Senator: Speaking about the charges, before the investigation was complete, that U.S. Marines massacred people in Haditha, Iraq. None of the Marines were found guilty.
The People Say: Turns out he was wrong, but he never apologized for calling the soldiers guilty.