February 18, 2003

'Axis of Weasels' list grows!

The Bushies' preparations for war with Iraq suffered a new setback today when Turkey dug in its heels in negotiations over its role as a launch pad for an invasion, and close ally Saudi Arabia warned it that bypassing the United Nations would make military action look like a "war of aggression."

And the New York Times Karl Rove steno pool reported that senior Bush officials were for the first time openly discussing what could go wrong both during an attack on Iraq and in the aftermath, including concerns that Baghdad could use human shields or explode oil fields. - link. I bet they haven't even gotten to who the hey is going to pay for it, either.

Update: Canada says, in a delightful accent, I'm sure, "no f*cking way, you imbecile!"

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