George Bush , Saddam Hussein and General …

George Bush, Saddam Hussein and General Cosgrove were all walking along a
beach together after a peace talk , when they spotted an empty champagne bottle
lying in the sand . They popped it open, and a Genie materialized before them,
announcing, “You have two wishes each.”
First, George Bush said, “I wish I had an army of a million tanks to wipe out
Saddam Hussein’s army and free the people of Iraq! I also wish I had a fleet of
a million oil tankers, to take his oil supplies when I’m done!”
The Genie granted the Chief Executive his wish.
“Ha!” Saddam retorted. “You won’t defeat me so easily! I wish there was an
impregnable wall around all of Iraq, so no Iranians, Israelis or infidel
Westerners may enter! I also wish to be transported safely back to my palace in
And with that, the Genie did his bidding, and Saddam vanished in a puff of
This left only General Cosgrove.
“Well, first of all,” said the good General,”tell me about this wall.”
“Well, it’s higher than any aero plane can fly and thicker than any explosive
can penetrate,” replied the Genie. “There are no entrances or exits. Basically,
nothing can get in or out.”
“Right,” replied Cosgrove. “Fill it with water.”