Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Here is a copy of an email I sent today to The Capital Times socialist editor John Nichols:

An interesting turn of events on Madison-hero and liberal icon George Galloway.

Here's a clip of your 9/17/05 story quoting your shining knight:

"I gave my political life's blood to try to stop the mass killing of Iraqis by the sanctions on Iraq which killed 1 million Iraqis, most of them children. Most of them died before they even knew that they were Iraqis, but they died for no other reason other than that they were Iraqis with the misfortune to be born at that time."

Here's a clip from today's Financial Times:

More than $600,000 raised from allocations of Iraqi crude oil was deposited into accounts for the wife and campaign charity of George Galloway, the British member of parliament (MP), a Senate subcommittee investigating the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal alleged yesterday.

Documents, including wire transfers, as well as interviews with top officials of the Saddam Hussein regime show Mr Galloway "personally solicited and received lucrative oil allocations from the Hussein regime", the committee alleged.

Can you detect the gap between the rhetoric and the truth?
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