tale of two Wolfowitzes

Wolfowitz in Le Monde yesterday, angling for European acceptance as head of the World Bank: "I believe profoundly in the mission to reduce poverty. And I am in general a nice guy, despite what they write." As opposed to Wolfowitz at a Georgetown Q&A in 2003: "First Student: 'We are tired, Secretary Wolfowitz, of being feared and hated by the world. We are tired of watching Americans and Iraqis die, and international institutions cry out in anger against us. We are simply tired of your policies. We hate them, and we will never stop opposing them...' Wolfowitz: 'I have to infer from that that you would be happier if Saddam Hussein were still in power...'" (Whiskey Bar)

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