Jewish World Review March 20, 2003 / 16 Adar II, 5763
Gulf War, a golf war?
U.S. presses to end war before Masters
At the request of Martha Burk,
chairman of the National Council of Women's
Organizations, the Pentagon is accelerating its
battle plan in order to complete the Iraq
operation before the Masters Golf Tournament, at
The country club, whose refusal to admit women is
the flashpoint for the most important women's
issue in a generation, could postone the
tournament currently scheduled for the week of
However, U.S. military commanders said they don't
want to see that happen.
"I've been looking forward to the Masters," said
an unnamed Army General. "This year should be the
best ever with the addition of Ms. Burk and Jesse
Jackson's group protesting. All of the men and
women here at the Pentagon can't wait to see it,
so we're going to speed up the war."
JWR contributor Scott Ott publishes the satirical website ScrappleFace.com, whose motto is "News fairly unbalanced. We report. You decipher." Comment by clicking here.
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