Dr Death (allegedly)

March 25, 2008 at 12:41 pm (1, Teaspoon verse)

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Jack Straw, the UK’s justice minister, who was foreign secretary when we invaded Iraq, has ruled out an inquiry into that war while British troops are still positioned there. The Conservative opposition, meanwhile, is hoping not that Messrs Straw and Blair will face, er, justice, but that Lessons Will Be Learned and applied to the quagmire in Afghanistan.

There are lessons to be learned
and there’s respect to be earned,
after five years in which our troops
and the Iraqis have burned.

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