Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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"You told me again you preferred handsome men, but for me you would make an exception."
Leonard Cohen / Chelsea Hotel #2

Posted on April 14, 2003 1:54 PM in Blathery
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Did I or did I not, on April 2nd, say that Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf was the biggest celebrity of Operation Iraqi Freedom? Well, as it turns out I'm not the only one who thinks so. In an article titled "Iraqi minister becomes Net star," C|Net news mentions the cult-following that al-Sahaf has gathered based on his "jovial" comments and endless boasts on international television. There was apparently even a website setup on his behalf over at, but it has disappeared recently. The article contains a few quotes that I missed out on, and the best follows: "God will roast their stomachs in hell at the hands of Iraqis!" Ahhhh...good ol' Mohammed.


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