un | 30.08.2003 14:06
The bids have so far reached $1,852, and the vendor "will only accept cash".
He describes himself as needing to sell Iraq because "he has to win an election in 2004, and Iraq is a drag in the opinion polls."
He also "forgot to tell the American people the true cost before invasion and occupation".
The buyer will have to look after and feed 25 million people, with the infrastructure "shot to hell" by the previous owner.