Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Iraq 101: A Refresher

By Creature

Dick Cheney took the United States to war in Iraq because he wanted to:

a) fight the scourge of global terrorism
b) bring democracy to region (the shining beckon theory)
c) acquire the 2nd largest oil reserves in the world

Extra Credit: Name that Oil Company (circa 1998)

“Iraq possesses huge reserves of oil and gas — reserves I’d love _________ to have access to.”

Answer key: (c), duh; (Chevron)

(Cross-posted at State of the Day.)

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