"My Daddy's Not Dead Yet": Walter Jones Pens Book To Atone For Iraq Vote

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • George C. Wilson National Journal

A conscience-stricken member of the House Armed Services Committee is writing a book called "My Daddy's Not Dead Yet" in hopes it will atone for what he now considers his sinful vote to empower former President George W. Bush to invade Iraq in 2003.

Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., whose district includes the sprawling Marine base of Camp Lejeune, told me the title was inspired by a little boy who feared his Marine father would be killed in Iraq.

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