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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-20-07 07:33 PM
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BUSH: "Mandela Is Dead Because Saddam Killed All The Mandelas"
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Edited on Thu Sep-20-07 07:34 PM by kpete
BUSH:Part of the reason why there is not this instant democracy in Iraq is because people are still recovering from Saddam Hussein's brutal rule. I thought an interesting comment was made when somebody said to me, I heard somebody say, where's Mandela? Well, Mandela is dead, because Saddam Hussein killed all the Mandelas. He was a brutal tyrant that divided people up and split families, and people are recovering from this. So there's a psychological recovery that is taking place. And it's hard work for them. And I understand it's hard work for them. Having said that, I'm not going the give them a pass when it comes to the central government's reconciliation efforts.

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