My excuses to atrios, but this was too rich not to quote.
Norman Coleman -- not quite a genius, from the Guardian.
The Democratic Staff Report on the UN Oil for Food Program.
...the Senate report found that US oil purchases accounted for 52% of the kickbacks paid to the regime in return for sales of cheap oil - more than the rest of the world put together.
"The United States was not only aware of Iraqi oil sales which violated UN sanctions and provided the bulk of the illicit money Saddam Hussein obtained from circumventing UN sanctions," the report said. "On occasion, the United States actually facilitated the illicit oil sales."
Just in time for a certain guest, George Galloway.