Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

So bad that hell don't want him

In today's brief political news, how's that "democracy in Iraq thing" going? It's too soon to tell, of course, but the leading American candidate to run Iraq once the shooting is over -- the guy with the imprimatur of the neo-conservative PNAC crowd who commissioned this war -- is so crooked that even the American puppet state of Jordan doesn't like him.

Boy, there's nothing to get your hopes up for freedom and democracy and a commitment to help the people of an impoverished, long-suffering nation like naming as a leader a man convicted to 20 years in prison for defrauding investors to the tune of $300 million, is there? Particularly if he escaped the sentence by fleeing the country.

And anyway, who cares that he left Iraq 45 years ago and hasn't been there since he was 13? That just means he's got a fresh perspective.
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