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Mocking Muqtada al-Sadr

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice makes headlines for calling the Iraqi cleric a coward.

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During a visit to Baghdad, Rice made fun of al-Sadr for comfortably hiding out in Iran while the fighting continues in Iraq, saying, "I guess that's the message; his followers can go to their deaths and he's in Iran." It's finally her own Bring 'Em On moment in the sun.

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