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Wednesday, January 21, 2004
 
"No one can now doubt the word of America." Our president speaks!


I wonder whether the world will now believe us when we say that "we have intelligence indicating....whatever?"
It's fun to listen to Bush (or any senior administration official) talk; just about everything they say these days is verifiably false. The Economy: lies. Tax cuts: lies. War:lies. Feel free to add your own.

Even better, when they accuse an opponent of some sin or crime, you can be assured that it's actually something they themselves are guilty of. Paul O'Neill: incompetent and vindictive. Senate Democrats: obstructionist, partisan and unfair. Get it? Forget who they accuse, just listen to the accusation and then apply it to the administration; it works every time! Maybe I could market it as a fun party game....

David Corn has a great article that addresses the administation's credibility problems better than I can.
 
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“There’s a lot of money to pay for this that doesn’t have to be U.S. taxpayer money, and it starts with the assets of the Iraqi people…and on a rough recollection, the oil revenues of that country could bring between $50 and $100 billion over the course of the next two or three years…We’re dealing with a country that can really finance its own reconstruction, and relatively soon.” -Paul Wolfowitz

Cost of the War in Iraq
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