"Rebuild Iraq" Set Said To Carry Heavy Price And Responsibility
Keep Them Occupied For Years To Come" Says Toy
4/13/03 - Sure to be on every kid's Christmas list this year,
most likely forgotten by the next, is Lego's new mammoth "Rebuild
Iraq". A whopping 985-billion-billion-piece playset with no
instruction manual, the set will only
be available to children of the United States but may require
the help of the UN.
possibilities are endless," says Johann Liechner, Senior Vice
President of Marketing for Lego. "Iraq can be rebuilt in any
number of ways - it's a big responsibility."
With the big
responsibility comes a hefty price tag. Children should be well
advised that it may take close to a year's worth of incessant whining,
lies, and threats if there is to be any chance of getting Iraq.
In related toy
news, Electronic Arts will be joining forces with Halliburton subsidiary
Kellogg, Brown & Root to bring an "Iraq Rebuilding"
Expansion Pack to the popular line of The SIMS PC game. Limitless
funds courtesy of the American taxpayer will allow the user to develop
oil fields, build pipelines, squash local uprisings, as well as
build airfields and bases along the borders of the country for as-of-yet