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War, what is it good…

War, what is it good for? Dubya’s re-election…


From rightwing columnist Robert Novak



A senior Bush official privately admits what his administration cannot declare publicly. The stagnant economy, a dagger aimed at the heart of George W. Bush’s second term, will not immediately respond to the president’s economic growth program. The economic engine will not be revived until the war against Saddam Hussein is launched and won.


Military victory is anticipated inside the Bush administration as the tonic that will prompt corporation officers and private investors to unleash the American economy’s dormant power. Although it is impolitic to say so, the fact that the United States will be sitting on a new major oil supply will stimulate the domestic economy. That puts a high premium on quickly gaining control of Iraq’s oil wells before they can be torched–a major uncertainty in an otherwise strictly scripted scenario.”


In other words, Bush wants war so he can be re-elected…

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