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August 12, 2004

Michael Rubin, Unintentional Humorist

I always enjoy people being unintentionally funny. So I appreciate this recent column by Michael Rubin, a "resident scholar" at the American Enterprise Institute.

The occasion for the column was the recent issuance of an arrest warrant for Ahmad Chalabi. Chalabi has been charged with counterfeiting Iraqi dinars.

Of course Rubin, as a fervent neo-con, leaps to Chalabi's defense. But he didn't choose his words very carefully:

From Washington's perspective, the raid on Chalabi's compound backfired. Not only did U.S. authorities not find any significant documents, but Chalabi's currency increased exponentially among Iraqis.
Posted at August 12, 2004 09:29 AM | TrackBack