…And Now For A Little VindicationJune 4, 2008
Every once and awhile I catch something in my various RSS feeds that I find interesting, and today it was this link on my Think Progress ticker: Iraqi Parliamentarian: 70 Percent Of Iraqis Want Withdrawal, Huge U.S. Embassy Not A ‘Positive Signal’
I guess it grabbed my attention because I was immediately reminded of something that I posted last year (October, specifically):
$750 million? For an embassy? In Baghdad? No wonder the Iraqis are resisting the occupation so passionately. It’s hard to believe that Saddam had anything that extravagantly large. I mean, what the hell would you think if you were an Iraqi looking at this:
I would think that it would send quite a message. It looks like we’re building our own acropolis in their capital.
I hate it when I’m right.
Err..um…I mean “correct”.