U.S. soldiers searching for fugitive Iraqi officials have discovered a tacky townhouse they’re calling Saddam’s “love shack.” The townhouse, which belonged to Saddam’s mistress, was decorated with shag carpeting, a king-size bed surrounded by mirrors, beanbag chairs, statues of topless women, and airbrush paintings depicting topless women being attacked by dragons. “Yeah, baby!” said Capt. Chris Carter, who led his 7th Infantry company in a round of Austin Powers impressions as they inspected the home. “Shag-a-delic!” Another U.S. company, inspecting the home of Saddam’s eldest son, Uday, found an enormous collection of porn as well as a trove of news photos of famous women—including one of President Bush’s twin daughters, Jenna and Barbara, in evening dresses. Capt. Ed Ballanco said his men confiscated that particular photo “to protect the president.”
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