Democracy: All the Rage

Well, unless, it’s a “democracy” we help set up.

11 Killed as Iraqis Protest in ‘Day of Rage’

One of the protesters said, “We want a good life like human beings, not like animals.” You mean the life they have there is not even suitable for an animal? That is just so reassuring.

I’m so tired of these absolutely useless wars. Yeah, yeah. We’ve drawn down the troops. And the ones still there? The contingent forces? How long will they stay?

I shouldn’t have read this story because it reminds me again of our colossal mistake in invading Iraq. For WMDs that were never there in the first place. The gas we and other coutries gave them to kill the Kurds doesn’t count. And neither does the yellow cake. I have a box of Betty Crocker Butter cake mix at home. Since I haven’t mixed it, poured it into a Bundt pan and baked it, it’s not a cake. And it’s been there forever, who knows if it’s still good?

So here we are, years later, because we decided to chase after WMDs that didn’t exist. Sure Saddam and his sons, all evil incarnate, are dead. But at what cost? So many American soldiers and Iraqi citizens dead. Trillions of dollars flushed. And the lack of clean water and unreliable electricity? They do have blue ink-stained fingers and a corrupt government, though.

Mission Accomplished.

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