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Wednesday, October 20, 2004

What Oil-for-Food Scandal? 

Kofi Annan, secretary-general of the United Nations, finds it "inconceivable" that Russia, France or China might have been influenced in Security Council debates by Saddam Hussein's Oil for Food business and bribes. "These are very serious and important governments," Mr. Annan told Britain's ITV News Sunday. "You are not dealing with banana republics."
You just can't make this stuff up.

And Mr. Kerry wants us to get a permission slip from this organization before we use military force. Unless he's in the Senate and it's 1991. Or maybe unless he's speaking before a veterans group.

Quote from editorial by Claudia Rosett in the Opinion Journal.

Hat tip Jane at Armies of Liberation.

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