The Dork Report for January 6, 2007

Python Terry Jones steps out of drag and crunches the numbers on the Iraq war (spotted on Neil Gaiman’s Journal):

This will bring the total spent on the White House’s current obsession with war to almost $500bn – enough to have given every US citizen $1,600 each. I wonder which the voters would have gone for if given the choice: shall we (a) give every American $1,600 or (b) spend the money on bombing a country in the Middle East that doesn’t use lavatory paper?

Of course, there’s another thing that George Bush could have done with the money: he could have given every Iraqi $18,700.

Terry Jones

A dream interview, no matter which way around: Read Yourself Raw runs the complete transcription of Alan Moore vs Brian Eno (no longer online: originally on BBC Radio 4.






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