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Sand Castles In The Air

by | 3rd, October 2003

‘AFTER three months of inspections and a cost of £200m, the inspectors charged with tracking down Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction have found nothing.

Inspectors found enough weapons-grade potatoes to load several spud guns

Well, they’ve found a lot of sand, some of which could admittedly be thrown into the eyes of any hostile force.

But, says the Mail, they have not found a single nuclear, chemical or biological weapon, never mind one that could be deployed at 45 minutes notice.

All of which comes as a blow to Tony Blair’s already tarnished credibility, particularly as he has always claimed he would be vindicated in the long run.

It also comes as a blow to the Sun, which was Blair’s loudest cheerleader in the headlong rush to military action.

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