Wednesday, February 16, 2005

The other coalition...

...you remember - the one John Kerry described as the "trumped-up, so-called coalition of the bribed, the coerced, the bought and the extorted" - turns out to be, well, a coalition of the bribed, the coerced, the bought and the extorted. That's what Linnet at Looking At The Stars found out when she was looking at the news...
The $80 billion war-funding request that President Bush plans to send Congress next week will include $400 million to help nations that have troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Poland, a staunch ally in Iraq, is earmarked to receive one-fourth of the money.

The White House announced the fund, dubbed the "solidarity initiative," after Bush's meeting yesterday with Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski.
No mention of payments to the new coalition....

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