The Washington Times - November 30, 2008, 02:50PM

Iraq’s oil minister says that $80 a barrel is “reasonable” price for oil, even though it currently is selling for less than $54 a barrel, Agence France Presse is reporting.

That’s cool. U.S. officials should say that $750 billion is a reasonable price for the liberation of Iraq. We’ll take it all now, in small bills.