[Mb-civic] Potemkin Nation

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Fri Sep 24 06:54:14 PDT 2004

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Spin Wont Make it So

Potemkin Nation 

The positive portrait of Iraq painted by President Bush and Prime Minister Allawi runs counter to the harsh reality.

September 24 2004

President Bush and the U.S.-installed interim prime minister of Iraq, Iyad Allawi, provided upbeat portraits of the war-ravaged nation Thursday, proclaiming elections on the horizon and democracy not far off. 

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