He Thinks We Can't Beat a 3rd Rate Military!
"As dumb as this administration is, they don't look ahead. They don't know where any countries are. They don't know how to make deals. They don't really know much about anything. There is no plan."
"Whatever Saddam has that might be atrocious - mustard gas, pox, viruses - we will ensure that he uses it."
"Now you have people [in Washington] who have no interest in the country at all. They're interested in their companies, their corporations grabbing Caspian oil."
"The media [have] never been more disgusting in my lifetime. Every lie out of Washington - they're out there doing war dances."
The Bush Administration: Rip-Off Artists
"And what this is really about is oil, and it’s Central Asian oil, which is what we’ve got our eye on. We do have practical motives every now and then. It’s not just for the sheer glory that we get into a war like the Afghanistan. Afghanistan is the entranceway to Central Asia and five republics that used to belong to the Soviet Union that are now the largest suppliers of gas, natural gas, and oil. He who gets his hands on that will really control the world for a while."
American Democracy Not Good Enough for Vidal
(original article on paid site of www.newstatesman.com.)
Prefers Bagdad to Washington
Asked about Washington's calls for a "regime change" in Baghdad, American novelist Gore Vidal told a television interviewer last week that he would rather replace "the junta in Washington."
In the Dark on Who Hit the Twin Towers
"The behaviour of President Bush on 11 September certainly gives rise to not unnatural suspicions."
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This post has been edited by Wilrulz: 01 March 2005 - 03:46 PM