May 20, 2004

Did I Beat Lileks?

Probably not. But it's great to see a writer whom I admire carrying the torch I held yesterday. Lileks:

Questions: is the Oil-for-Food scandal characteristic of the UN, or not? Is the Abu Ghraib scandal characteristic of the US Armed Forces, or not?

Which body acted swiftly to investigate? Which body opened itself to public hearings and condemnations? Which body put the bad guy in the dock, held a trial, and pronounced sentence? Says AP:

Within hours of Sivits' court-martial, Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, the senior U.S. commander in Iraq, told the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington that abuse of prisoners in Iraq will be investigated thoroughly up the chain of command, "and that includes me."...

Kofi? Your move.

Good stuff! And listen to his commercial for Smiley's Coffee.

Posted by jk at May 20, 2004 10:37 AM
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