Jewish World Review May 6, 2003 / 4 Iyar, 5763
Failure to Find Saddam Proves He Never
Six weeks after the invasion
of Iraq, Pentagon officials are quietly
beginning to acknowledge that their failure
to find Saddam Hussein may be proof that the
Iraqi leader never existed.
"We hate to admit it," said one unnamed
official, "One of our main reasons for going
in there was regime change. You
know...overthrow a brutal dictator who
tortured his own people. But at this point,
we're not sure there ever was a Saddam
Hussein. After all, if we don't have him dead
or alive...who's to say?"
The military official said that the statues,
murals and videos of Saddam Hussein are
"circumstantial evidence which don't prove
"I try to look on the bright side," he added.
"Maybe we'll luck out and find a few chemical
weapons so the war won't have been a total
Experts agree that evidence of actual
atrocities against Iraqis lacks the news
value that potential atrocities against Westerners
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© 2003, Scott Ott