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Wednesday, March 03, 2004
 
Cheney again proves that he is not from Earth.
Our VP made the rounds of the cable news shows yesterday, asserting the Administration's position that the murder of hundreds of Shiite civilians in suicide bombings is a sign of our success in Iraq!
"...Bush administration officials counter that yesterday's attacks are a byproduct of U.S. progress. "What it is more than anything else is major desperation on their part, as we get closer and closer to standing up a new government in Iraq," Cheney told MSNBC yesterday..."
Man, I'll bet those Shiites are asking themselves, "How can we get some more of this success? We were never this successful before our American friends showed up to help us succeed. Maybe we can get them to lay some of this good success on our Sunni and Kurd neighbors down the road. That would be way cool."

I wonder what failure looks like on planet Cheney? Is it just me, or do hundreds of civilian deaths seem like we might have a little problem?
 
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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

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