Looking at images of how US media presented the Iraq case to the US people.
Cartoonist Clay Bennett makes a case for leaders to take a polygraph test on the Iraq war. (Cartoon title - State of the Union Address; by Clay Bennett, for Chattanooga Times Free Press - dated 08/25/2003; source and courtesy - i78.servimg.com.org). Click for larger image.
American Triumphalism. (Michael Ramirez cartoon; dated 17th Dec. 2003; source and courtesy - cagle.com). Click for larger image.
The text on the printout reads,
“The British Government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.”
A statement presumably made by GW Bush Jr. in his State Of Union address.
On the other hand, France was pilloried by cartoonist Michael Ramirez.
Reluctant to join the anti-Iraq alliance, France did not see any big contracts coming their way.
The same oil that the anti-Iraq alliance, led by the USA, was gunning for.
France looking at the Iraq war through oil-glasses. (Cartoon by Michael Ramirez, dated 28 Jan, 2003; source and courtesy - cagle.com). Click for larger image.