Wednesday, April 02, 2003

A sidelight on the war -- in case you were wondering why the US was so late taking out the phones in Baghdad, one possible reason is that for the first week or so of combat, American forces were telephoning Iraqi officers themselves to try to persuade them to defect.

Now there's a cold-call sales pitch I'd like to hear. Pity I don't have time to write a sample script myself...


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