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The Alice in Wonderland World of Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"I now inform you that you are too far from reality"

Iraq's Information Minister, Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf, and the man who has made cognitive dissonance into art form. has found celebrity status on the Internet owing to his boundless optimism and outlandish denials. He now has his own website.

Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf has had the site dedicated to him by five US Internet and media entrepreneurs.

Featuring his most outrageous quotes, The website even suggests actor Sydney Pollack should play him in a Hollywood movie.

Listing his "all time greats", the website includes: "God will roast their stomachs in hell at the hands of Iraqis" and "Our initial assessment is that they will all die".

Other memorable 'Sahafisms' include:

- "There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!"

"- My feelings - as usual - we will slaughter them all"

- "I blame Al-Jazeera - they are marketing for the Americans!"

- "Surrender or be burned in their tanks."

- "No I am not scared and neither should you be!"

A man with a sparkling chat show and Hollywood career ahead of him


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