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May 17, 2004

Give 'Em Enough Rope

Now that U.S. troops in Iraq are being attacked with weapons of mass destruction, I wonder how many people will keep insisting that they were never there in the first place.

Postscript: Laurence has a number of questions the media can be expected to ask about the incident.

Posted by Bigwig at May 17, 2004 11:25 AM | TrackBack
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Of COURSE Saddam had Sarin, Sid -- we've got the receipts!

Posted by: Lex at May 17, 2004 12:32 PM

Got links to back up your claims? Cause I've got one that says Iraq manufactured its own sarin.

Posted by: Bigwig at May 17, 2004 02:01 PM

I was being ironic. That's the line you always see on the liberal blogs.

I think what we actually sold him was something like mustard gas, wasn't it?

Posted by: Lex at May 17, 2004 04:10 PM

It would have been more useful as a weapon if they had dropped it on somebody's head. No, I've thought about it and it hardly qualifies as a threat to Western civilisation. There again, it hardly matters any more. The USA and the UK will have to settle down for the long term now. I wish us lots of luck and if I had a deity I'd pray to it a lot. Any offers for a good responsive deity?

Posted by: ExpatEgghead at May 17, 2004 04:24 PM

Expat, I'd recommend the god "dammit." I regularly hear people in my workplace, in my neighborhood, and all the local tradesmen worshiping him openly. It's "goddamit" this, and "goddamit" that. Heck, I had the plumber over a couple weeks ago, and he couldn't stop praying, even when he dropped a huge wrench on his pinky finger. What a religious guy.

As for the WMDs... well, Bush Lied, People Died. I wasn't swayed by all those simplisme arguments about treaties and burdens of proof, or the mass graves or people shredders or rape rooms or invasions or document use of chemical weapons, or the now-made-public Iraqi intel meetings with "the Hamburg student" (apparently Muhammad Atta) so why should this change my mind.

What we need in this country is a change. A new policy of change. A change of policy that our forefathers and our allies would agree with. Let me tell you about that policy. It's a policy of change. It's better than the Bush policy, and I'm going to tell you about it. It's the kind of policy we need, rejecting the arrogant America of George Bush, and humbling America like never before, as it should be. It's the kind of policy we oughtta have, not the kind of policy we're now stuck with. Unlike other policies, this one has options, and substance. It's the kind of policy that unites people, not dividing them. It's a policy that doesn't leave women, or children, or adults behind. Nor blacks, nor whites, nor yellows, nor people like Tiger Woods who are sort of black and white and yellow, and really some color in between. In short, it's a change in policy for a changing new century of change. That's the kind of policy we need. [sonorous voice]

So vote for John Kerry. He's the man with the policy.

Posted by: Blackavar at May 17, 2004 06:08 PM

Yea.sure. major find...from the days when USA supported Iraq against Iran...huge warehouses being found even as I type, jam filled with this stuff.

Posted by: freddie at May 18, 2004 03:52 PM

Yea.sure. major find...from the days when USA supported Iraq against Iran...huge warehouses being found even as I type, jam filled with this stuff.

Posted by: freddie at May 18, 2004 03:52 PM
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