Tuesday, May 17, 2005

A pack of lies, Moneypenny!

OK, I don't know much about this Galloway fellow, except that not too long ago NPR was saying he was implicated in a scandal involved with Oil for Food. But in watching the BBC today, I had to like the way he stuck it to Washington. Plus, he sounds like Sean Connery. A sampling:

"I know that standards have slipped over the last few years in Washington, but for a lawyer you are remarkably cavalier with any idea of justice," he told Senator Norm Coleman, the Republican subcommittee chairman."

[. . .]
He described the sub-committee's claims as the "mother of all smokescreens", intended to divert attention from the "crimes" committed in the invasion of Iraq.

"Senator, in everything I said about Iraq I turned out to be right and you turned out to be wrong - and 100,000 have paid with their lives, 1,600 of them American soldiers sent to their deaths on a pack of lies."


Who knows if he really took a deal in the Oil for Food program. I certainly don't. But it was fun watching him take American lawmakers to task.

2 comments:

  1. Ha, ha, ha...that was sweet, wasn't it? He was so ruthless even the Freepers had to pipe down except when they were offering their appreciation...

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  2. George is something to behold. He's constantly under investigation, but he's the only one who ever proves anything, mainly that he can make money suing newspapers for libel.

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