Tuesday, March 20, 2007

a beautiful mind wasted in the West Wing


March 18, 2003

“Why should we hear about body bags and deaths, and how many, what day it’s going to happen, and how many this or what do you suppose? Or, I mean, it’s, it’s not relevant. So, why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that?”

— First Lady Barbara Bush telling Good Morning America's Diane Sawyer why she would not be watching televised coverage of the impending war

March 18, 2007

U.S. fatalities in Iraq reach 3217; Iraqi fatalities in excess of prewar death rates lie somewhere between 59,000 (IraqBodyCount.org) and 650,000 (British medical journal The Lancet — free registration required).

1 comment:

JP said...

I just threw up in my mouth a little.