He forgot to say “April Fool’s” at the end

On April 1, the Scaife-owned Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ran an interview with Daniel Pipes (found via docstrangelove.com, which also has a handy neocon rundown at the top of the page). Some notable excerpts:

Q: What is the biggest lesson you have learned from the Iraq war?

A: The ingratitude of the Iraqis for the extraordinary favor we gave them — to release them from the bondage of Saddam Hussein’s tyranny. They have rapidly interpreted it as something they did and that we were incidental to it. They’ve more or less written us out of the picture.

Q: How will we know when the occupation or the invasion of Iraq was a success or a failure?

A: Oh, it was a success. We got rid of Saddam Hussein. Beyond that is icing.

Here’s the latest icing.