Thursday, February 27, 2003

Still on the subject of free market forces, I ventured down to the market this afternoon with Rusha, one of our translators, to get some Iraqi monopoly money from a money changer. I had with me US$250 -- three crisp banknotes. I handed them over and got this:

Thank God I didn't ask for any more. I'd have been carrying it home in a wheelbarrow.


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