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Oops, my mistake. Actually, it was in 1994 that Dick Cheney presciently predicted, apparently in an interview with the American Enterprise Institute, that the US invading Iraq would involve the US in a quagmire. Overthrowing Saddam Hussein wouldn't be worth the loss in American lives, he wisely observes. Link to video below the fold.

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So what the fuck happened to him in less than 10 years? Did this wise, suave, smooth talking fellow have his  heart, soul and conscience removed in the meantime? Or, (more likely), was he just a heartless fuck all along, merely shilling the company line back then?

Most easily, I can imagine him, muttering under his breath about what a pussy his fucking boss George Sr. was, dreaming his wet dreams about endless war in the Middle East, and plotting for a way to bring them to a creamy, bloody fruition.

Originally posted to patop on Tue Aug 14, 2007 at 12:15 AM PDT.

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