The VP says:
Vice President Dick Cheney (news – web sites) said Thursday that he overestimated the pace of Iraq (news – web sites)’s recovery from the U.S.-led invasion because he didn’t realize the lasting devastation wrought by Saddam Hussein (news – web sites) on his people after the first Gulf War (news – web sites).
That would be this devastation.
Whoops. We did that. Our bad.
Anyway, they love us now. Or not.