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April 21, 2007

Yes, They Can Always Get Crazier

Do not miss Glenn Greenwald's post about the latest eruption of psychosis from America's right. It turns out, according to an article by British hack Melanie Phillips in the Spectator, that IRAQ HAD WMD ALL ALONG! And this is being covered up by FORCES AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS!!1!

Read Greenwald's post for the horrifying details, including how it's been embraced by the biggest conservative blurves here. I'll just mention my favorite part, which comes from something Philips posted on her website: Russian insistence, Saddam agreed to sell or transfer his CW/BW stockpiles to other Arab states in the weeks and months before the war. can see how this would happen. When faced with attack by a far more powerful foe, countries always attempt to give away their weapons. This is a pattern that's repeated itself throughout history.

And it's not just the WMD! My sources have informed me that just before the war:

• At Brazil's insistence, Saddam agreed to give away Iraq's artillery

• At Malaysia's insistence, Saddam agreed to give away Iraq's rifles

• At Burkina Faso's insistence, Saddam agreed to give away Iraq's forks

But as always, this bombshell is being covered up by FORCES AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS!!1!

Posted at April 21, 2007 02:00 PM | TrackBack

Truth is a heady wine, but alas these are people with no tolerance for alcohol.

Posted by: En Ming Hee at April 21, 2007 02:57 PM

and we have a winner! i first saw this meme on march 11, related to a conference which got attention for feeding into the saddam said he had WMDs thing. i was waiting for it to hit the big time! it's mutated since i saw it — at that point people were talking about the russians ending up with the weapons themselves. i guess the focus groups decided it didn't sound plausible.

Posted by: hibiscus at April 21, 2007 05:02 PM

Is there ANY documentation supporting these astounding claims? (preferably NOT in crayon)

Posted by: Mike Meyer at April 21, 2007 06:09 PM

"And it’s not just the WMD! My sources have informed me that just before the war:

"• At Brazil’s insistence, Saddam agreed to give away Iraq’s artillery [..]"

Be nice(r). No one likes to admit that they're victims.

Posted by: Enoch Root at April 21, 2007 08:23 PM

No one in America seems to want to admit its military is not as powerful as the equipment they use. Most of which is highly overrated (as far as real world battle effectiveness) and under proven anyway. Can anyone say, Stealth Bomber?

Posted by: at April 23, 2007 10:15 AM

"At my insistence, two midgets held down this fascist whore and forced her to suck a dog"...

Right... Would someone please tell me why shouldn't this fascist whore be liable for execution on abiding genocide?

So... if you deny jews were gassed you go to jail... But, if you insist on alternate-reality news that even the Pentagon gave up and admitted otherwise you... what? Hey, Brits! One of you run the fuck over this bitch with a truck!

Posted by: Uncle Bob at April 24, 2007 04:44 AM