Wonkette reports, then queries, then opines:

“Senior administration officials have acknowledged to me that they are considering alternatives other than democracy,” said one military affairs expert who received an Iraq briefing at the White House last month and agreed to speak only on condition of anonymity.
New York Times, today.

Which non-democracy alternative for Iraq’s government should the US install?


Enlightened absolutism

Grand Duchy


Apostolic See


. . . We like Enlightened Absolutism — though an android-ruled Robocracy has a certain charm.

Note: Correct answer, “lawless shitstorm,” not listed.