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Madeleine Albright says 500,000 dead Iraqi Children was "worth it" wins Medal of Freedom

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Published on May 2, 2012

Madeleine Albright says 500,000 dead Iraqi Children was "worth it".....wins Presidential Medal of Freedom from Obama

As the anniversary of probably one of the most infamous responses in broadcasting history approaches, the woman who uttered it is shortly to be awarded "the highest honour" that America bestows upon civilians — the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Madeleine Albright, Iraq's Grim Reaper, of course, confirmed on Sixty Minutes (May 12, 1996) that the deaths of half a million children as a result of the absolute, all-embracing deprivations of the UN embargo were: "A hard choice, but the price, we think the price is worth it."

One cynical blogger, was so incensed that the header read: "Genocidal war criminal wins Presidential Medal whilst invoking Holocaust memories."

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