A certain Iraqi official holding the post of (Dis)Information Minister made a name for himself in the second Iraq war against the west. That was the one where Saddam Hussein wound up hiding in a spider hole and the people of Iraq were finally freed of his tyranny.
It doesn’t matter what his real name was. He came to be called “Baghdad Bob.” As the western allies descended on Baghdad, Bob held frequent press conferences laden with colorful, comical but incorrect contentions:
“Our initial assessment is that [the allies] will all die.” That assessment proved inaccurate, to put it mildly.
“God will roast their stomachs in hell at the hands of Iraqis.” Ditto. Continue reading