quote of the day

Courtesy of Slate’s “Why $2 Gas is Amazing”:

Since cartels violate U.S. law, Chatterbox figured that the American occupation of Iraq would create legal problems for the Coalition Provisional Authority. (See “Is Bremer a Price Fixer?” and “Has the U.S. Joined OPEC?”) But it turned out the United States was too busy violating the Geneva Conventions to give much thought to whatever lesser legal arrangements it might be ignoring.