Bush Spending Bill $87,5 billion
Target: Saddam Hussein, Baath Party
Status: captured, disassembled
Afghanistan: $33,5 billion (37.5%)
Target: Osama bin Laden, Taliban
Status: at large, Taliban active in South
Micronesia: $4 billion (5%)
Target: Pesky rhesus monkeys
Status: still throwing poo at America
I think Howard Dean is right to say the capture of Saddam hasn’t made us any safer. Every dollar spent in Iraq is a dollar not spent in Afghanistan and bin Laden was last seen in Afghanistan.
I support the War on Iraq, but we really need to find bin Laden. That means spending money in Afghanistan.