Headline of the week

Chalabi offers the White House an exit route from Iraqi quagmire, Independent, November 8

Ahmad Chalabi is certainly a man corrupt Washington can do business with.

This is Bush ideologue, David Frum, back in August:

“I know Ahmed Chalabi not well but reasonably well. He is not a perfect man. But in a country full of very, very imperfect people, I think he is and always has been our best hope as somebody who shares democratic ideals, has political effectiveness, understands the system, is committed to a united and democratic Iraq.”

Who said a liar couldn’t warm Washington’s heart?

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