“It’s untidy, and freedom’s untidy. Free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things. They’re also free to live their lives and do wonderful things.” –Donald Rumsfeld (4-11-03)
In streets crawling with heavily armed, itchy-trigger-fingered Anglo-American forces, how is it that Iraqi civilians find it possible to engage in such apparently open and free looting of so many Iraqi institutional buildings? Well, maybe some people with guns told them it was OK.