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Mercury Rising

"Phoenix Woman" of Mercury Rising, on the new CNN report: "CNN: Bush Allowed Saddam To Smuggle Oil - As CNN notes, this makes the alleged UN Oil-for-Food Scandal look positively insignificant in comparison."
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Boffoblog on the CNN report

"For all the rightwingers who used questions about the oil-for-food program to undermine Kofi Annan and disparage the U.N., a question: Where is the outrage about the complicity of the U.S.? CNN reports, and this won't be the last we've heard.... Yes, this occurred under Clinton's watch, too. We can't be happy about that. But he wasn't the one guilty of gross hypocrisy on this issue by using it to undermine the authority of the U.N." Read more...