In Washington, Coalition
spokespersons dismissed the former chief executive’s assertions
as “hollow” and “self-serving.”
“He signed a letter
of resignation, and we have that letter,” UN Special Forces administrator
Hans Blix told reporters outside the Capitol Building, where the
Senate was expected to announce that Al Franken would be the interim
Former Texas Congressperson
Tom DeLay, in hiding, appeared on the O’Reilly Factor to dispute
the official version of the events that led to the overthrow of
the illegimate Republican Administration.
“I spoke to George only
that very evening,” DeLay claimed, “and he told me there was no
way he would surrender to a hanging posse from that two-bit debating
“He acted to avoid a
bloodbath,” said former UN head of Iraq’s Food for Oil program Denis
Halliday. “The people of the United States have turned a corner
in their struggle for freedom, and we have been proud to do our
part to help them.”
Disturbing reports continued
to emerge from beyond the Beltway of vigilante bands hunting down
former members of the Republican party and trying them in secret
military courts as enemy combatants.
Head of UN Special Forces
Gen. Anthony Zinni met with the new Joint Chiefs of Staff this afternoon
to appoint an interim governing council and to begin to assess the
damage caused by almost four years of the brutal Bush/Cheney regime.
According to UN sources,
under consideration to become members of the Council
were US Congresswoman Barbara Lee, former Iraq weapons inspector
Scott Ritter, former US Attorney General Ramsay Clark, former President
Jimmy Carter, former California congressperson Pete McCloskey, Los
Angeles Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Green Party standard bearer
Peter Camejo, personal growth guru Deepak Chopra, and columnist
and former Reform Party candidate for President Pat Buchanan.
“It’s important for
this campaign to have an American face,” French foreign minister
Jacques Villepin reminded viewers on Meet the Press last Sunday.
“Everyone is agreed that Americans should be placed at the highest
levels of the new government.”