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This site, April 22, 2003:

“I have never in my life seen a barrel of oil, bought or sold one.”

Nobody said you did, George. Nobody said you did.

Scotland on Sunday, October 30, 2005:

His denial was carefully worded from the first. “I have never seen a barrel of oil, never bought one, never sold one and neither has anyone on my behalf.” But this, as George Galloway should have known, was never the accusation.

Read the whole piece, which gives a complete run-down on all Galloway-related oil-for-George issues.

Posted by Tim B. on 10/31/2005 at 09:28 AM
    1.   “I have never in my life seen a barrel of oil, bought or sold one.”

      Nobody said you did, George. Nobody said you did.

      Denying accusations nobody’s made.  I wonder if he learned that trick from Clinton or Blair.  Either way, it’s a repellent lawyer’s manoeuvre.  No wonder so few people trust politicians …

      Posted by PJ on 2005 10 31 at 10:49 AM • permalink


    1. I’m sure he will be tried and convicted by the International Criminal Court and given a proper sentence. The UN does have its own prison doesn’t it?

      Posted by Some0Seppo on 2005 10 31 at 10:52 AM • permalink


    1. I did not have sex with that barrel.

      Posted by Mr. Bingley on 2005 10 31 at 10:55 AM • permalink


    1. O/T In a fascinating role reversal four cornies accuses Australians of racism towards WHITE people-David Hicks is a “token white man”.
      Meanwhile on hateline the slug overrides and attempts to bully the top man in the fed police,whose hairdresser should be severely taken to task.
      Saint Carmen appears to have given up on her coiffure and opted for the Cadbury’s Top Deck solution.

      Posted by crash on 2005 10 31 at 11:09 AM • permalink


    1. Depends on what your definition of “is” is.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2005 10 31 at 11:13 AM • permalink


    1. But hey, at least he never outed any socialite spies…

      Posted by richard mcenroe on 2005 10 31 at 11:24 AM • permalink


    1. So, will this “hero for our time” face any consequences?

      Posted by SoCalJustice on 2005 10 31 at 11:52 AM • permalink


    1. Georgie Porgie, vouchers and oil
      Kissed Saddam and reaped the spoils.

      Paulie Volcker fingered the crooks:
      “Gorgeous George your goose is cooked!”

      Posted by Inurbanus on 2005 10 31 at 12:45 PM • permalink


    1. Re: Galloway:

      An OBVIOUS crook, folks. C’mon. These are the easy ones.

      Wolcott: Classical “Upper-East-Side Liberal” asshole. Has no sense of embarrasment to speak of, so don’t expect any apologies.

      Posted by mojo on 2005 10 31 at 01:20 PM • permalink


    1. Hah.  As is his wont, Wolcott will give that horrible statement about Galloway to us as a gift, much like his old hurricane post.  Being a giver means never having to regret your inhumanity to your fellow man…

      Posted by Sortelli on 2005 10 31 at 09:00 PM • permalink


    1. Agreed about the Madonna of the Memory Lapse aka Carmen Lawrence.

      Agonizing over whether to cross the floor over the anti terror legislation has turned her hair (or at least the top part) grey silver.

      Very strange person.

      Posted by Pedro the Ignorant on 2005 11 01 at 04:48 AM • permalink


    1. I have bever seen a barrel of…
      NO the Broker sold the contract without me ever seeing one drop.
      Never bought one…..
      i got them buckshee
      Never bought or sold in my name….
      No thet were all in nominee accounts including that of my wifr- araftat’s niece.
      I remember pointing this out at the time.

      Posted by davo on 2005 11 01 at 08:02 AM • permalink


    1. Got him over a barrel…

      Posted by crash on 2005 11 01 at 10:13 AM • permalink


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