General sacked by Bush says…

General sacked by Bush says he wanted early and free elections

Jay Garner, the US general abruptly dismissed as Iraq’s first occupation administrator after a month in the job, says he fell out with the Bush circle because he wanted free elections and rejected an imposed programme of privatisation.

Lordy, which is worse, allowing Iraqis to vote for those Halliburton, er, the US government might not approve of – or, gasp, not privatizing everything, whether they like it or not?