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Rosie O’Donnell Gives British Captives In Iran A Tonkin

by | 2nd, April 2007

rosieodonnell.jpg FORMER comedienne turned talk show co-host Rosie O’Donnell thinks she knows the truth behind the Iranian hostage crisis. The Brits “did it on purpose.”

“There were 15 British sailors and marines who apparently went in to Iranian waters and they were seized by the Iranians. And I have one thing to say. Gulf of Tonkin. Google it,” Rosie told Americans who tuned into the View talk show last week.

O’Donnell was referring to the alleged attack on US ships in the Gulf of Tonkin that provided the pretext for America’s escalation of the Vietnam conflict.

Her comments have thrown her into a war of her own with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, who insinuated she ought to be sacked , and with arch nemesis Donald Trump, who told a US radio station that O’Donnell should be thrown off the air .

But O’Donnell is unrepentant. On her blog she claims that the British kidnapping was part of a covert operation to provide the pretext for war:

“the british did it on purpose
into iranian waters

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