Chris Jackson, Getty Images NEW YORK (AP) - Paul McCartney is adding his voice…
- Posted on Sep 20th 2011 12:20PM by Dan Reilly
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On Monday, the crooner was promoting his new album, 'Duets II,' on Howard Stern's radio show when he shared his thoughts on terrorism, ABC News reports. "But who are the terrorists?" he asked Stern after the host questioned how the country should treat the hijackers. "Are we the terrorists or are they the terrorists? Two wrongs don't make a right."
"They flew the plane in, but we caused it," Bennett added when Stern said that the 9/11 attacks led to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. "Because we were bombing them and they told us to stop."
Even more surprising than Bennett's candor on the subject was what he said about a conversation he had about the Iraq War with President George W. Bush during the 2005 Kennedy Center Honors. "He told me personally that night that, he said, 'I think I made a mistake,'" Bennett revealed, adding that the President did so because "he had a special liking to me."
And here we thought Tony's duet with Lady Gaga on 'The Lady Is a Tramp' would be the biggest shock to come out of 'Duets II' ...