Paul Wolfowitz came unglued last year during the fallout from his sweetheart deal for his sweetheart, Shaha Ali Riza, according to a story broken today by Richard Adams of the Guardian (U.K.)., who writes:
In March last year, when a mention of Ms Riza’s secondment outside the bank to avoid rules about partners was first published in the magazine US News & World Report, an angry Mr Wolfowitz accused Mr Coll of leaking the information.
According to Mr Coll’s notes: “At the end of the conversation Mr Wolfowitz became increasingly agitated and said that he was ‘tired of people … attacking him’ and ‘you should get your friends to stop it’. Mr Wolfowitz said, ‘If they fuck me or Shaha, I have enough on them to fuck them too’,” naming several senior bank staff he felt were vulnerable.
Wolfie must not have seen my story in 2005 about Riza’s sweet deal. But that’s no big deal. In fact, I’m relieved, because I wouldn’t want to be fucked by either him or Riza — not for fun and not even for a story.