Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Alas! Poor Chalabi,
We knew him, Horacio!

The Telegraph in the UK has it. (I got it from

Who weeps for Adonis? He was a wheeler-dealer god, was he not? As only those global nogoodniks can be... Invincible & Omnipresent.

Here 'tis: Bush abandons his 'favourite son' Chalabi, as only the Brit journalists can say it.

Excerpt: "The Bush administration has signalled an end to its relationship with Ahmad Chalabi, the leader of the Iraqi National Congress and the Pentagon's former favourite for leadership of the country.

After months of feuding within President George W Bush's administration over Mr Chalabi's role, the Pentagon is stopping monthly payments of $335,000 (£200,000) to the INC for intelligence-gathering in Iraq."

Good night "sweet" prince ... and flights of angels, scratch that ... flights of demons sing thee to thy rest!