Scarborough: "If We Followed Rand Paul's Foreign Policy There Would Be No ISIS;" Hillary Wrong About Iraq Twice

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On Thursday's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough reacted to an opinion piece by the Wall Street Journal editorial board which responded to Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul blaming the hawks in the Republican party for the formation and growth of ISIS. The Journal explains why Rand Paul and his foreign policy is at fault for ISIS.

"If we followed Rand Paul's foreign policy, there would be no ISIS, because we would never have gone into Iraq and Saddam Hussein would still be there, ISIS would not," Scarborough said.

Scarborough also brought up part of the op-ed where it is explained how Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was wrong about Iraq twice.

"The argument you could make is if you're a Republican, that the Wall Street Journal did make, is that it was Hillary Clinton, people like Hillary Clinton that were wrong both times," Scarborough said. "That were wrong saying let's go into Iraq and then let's leave Iraq quickly that created the first void."

"He does make a cogent case," CNBC's Donny Deutsch said of Paul.

JOE SCARBOROUGH: I think the argument that the Republicans should make and that the Wall Street Journal did make -- actually they didn't make this argument. If we followed Rand Paul's foreign policy there would be no ISIS, because we would never have gone into Iraq and Saddam Hussein would not be -- Saddam Hussein would still be there, ISIS would not. If we did not not pull out of Iraq the way we pulled out of Iraq. If you'd just gone George W. Bush or Dick Cheney's way, ISIS would not be there Iraq because that void would have never been created.

The argument you could make is if you're a Republican, that the Wall Street Journal did make, is that it was Hillary Clinton, people like Hillary Clinton that were wrong both times. That were wrong saying let's go into Iraq and then let's leave Iraq quickly that created the first void. And then after order was brought, which Dexter Filkins (of The New York Times) and everybody else says was in 2008 and 2009, pulling out created a new void that did create the environment for isis. So Hillary was wrong on Iraq twice. I think that's the argument certainly that Republicans would make, that I would make.

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