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Year-end Axis of Evil update

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Year-end Axis of Evil update

Saddam's gone. Kim Jong Il's gone. It's time for an Axis of Evil update.

Help wanted: evil dictators. Package includes salary plus myriad opportunities for graft, as well as luxurious accommodation in your choice of palaces. Must be willing to kill thousands or more of your own people in pursuit of world (or at least regional) domination. International arms dealing experience a plus.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“My administration has a job to do and we’re going to do it. We will rid the world of the evil-doers.”

— former President George W. Bush, in 2001

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