The Corner


This reader makes a good point:

Perhaps I missed the subtleties, but I always thought the “It’s all

about Oil” argument was just an adoption of the war protestors’ “No

Blood for Oil” mantra. And as I understood that “argument,” it wasn’t a

nuanced claim that Bush was invading Iraq so that he could get

more/cheaper oil from Saudi Arabia — it was that he planned to co-opt

(or outright steal) oil from Iraq. So, as far as I can see, Woodward’s

claim — whether right or wrong — does not validate the anti-war

“Oil” argument.


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