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Tidbits for Political Junkies with Short Attention Spans & Hearty Appetites

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Tuesday, May 25, 2004

 

Oddly Missing from Today's News

The re-scheduled, relocated Destination Baghdad Expo, originally scheduled to take place in Baghdad four weeks ago. The event, which began yesterday, continues through Thursday in Diyarbakir, Turkey -- at a presumably safe 250 kilometers from the Iraqi border.

The earlier plan, according to this article, was "postponed after reviewing the security situation with coalition officials." Apparently, the prospect of a bunch of American profiteers running around with laptops and nametags on the "Baghdad International Fairgrounds" -- only days after the Fallujah incident -- was just too much to stomach, even for the willfully blind.




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