Kurt Vonnegut on Iraq

Kurt: I have wanted to give Iraq a lesson in democracy, because we're experienced with it, you know.

Jon: Oh we're good at it – We've protected it

Jurt: Yeah, and in democracy, after 100 years you have to let your slaves go. After 150 years, you have to let your women vote. At the beginning of democracy, is quite a bit of genocide and ethnic cleansing which is quite OK. And that's whats going on now.

Jon: You know, Mr Vonnegan, if I may, it's sad to see you loose your edge….

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