Not over there, not at Iraq. Look! International trafficking of women! Hey! I said stop looking at Iraq. Look! No, seriously. Look. Over there! No, stop looking at Iraq! There’s a communist dictator in Cuba! Hey! I said Look at Cuba!
UPDATE: This tactic is related to, but distinct from, the Chewbacca Defense being applied in the Plame affair (if you haven’t seen this from SadlyNo, be sure to read it).