Liar, liar

February 25th, 2003 – 10:21 pm
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“So it seems that Turkey wasn’t really haggling about the price, it just wouldn’t accept payment by check or credit card. In return for support of an Iraq invasion, Turkey wanted — and got — immediate aid, cash on the barrelhead, rather than mere assurances about future help. You’d almost think President Bush had a credibility problem.

And he does.”

Paul Krugman has an excellent column in today’s New York Times about the fact that many people around the world simply don’t believe what Bush says anymore. You’d think that a life in politics would have taught the man when he could get away with lying and when he couldn’t, but apparently he thinks that everyone else in the world is as stupid as he is.

Read the whole column here [registration required].

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