Tariq Aziz didn’t defect.
Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz appeared at a news conference Wednesday, putting to rest rumors that he had abandoned Baghdad regime of Saddam Hussein.
“I am carrying my pistol to confirm to you that we are ready to fight the aggressors,” Aziz said. “American soldiers are nothing but mercenaries and they will be defeated.”
I’m sticking by yesterday’s Baseless Prediction.