10 of Thomas Friedman’s Dumbest “Big Ideas” | Belen Fernandez 1. The Clinton administration should have dedicated itself to illegally manufacturing Iraqi currency.2. The Cali cartel would have been a valuable partner in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.3.Thanks to NAFTA, Mexico has improved its selection of baby names.4. If the U.S. lowers its profile in the Arab world, the Arabs will realize that their children are being outperformed academically by the children of their maids.5. Saudi Arabia suffers from an excess of democracy.6. Massacres of Muslims are a sign of freedom.7. The fall of the Soviet Union was propitious for Russian wardrobes.8. Jeffrey Sachs is African.9. Karl Marx knew the world was flat.10. In addition to being part of a neocon strategy and anti-liberal, the Iraq war was the most radical-liberal revolutionary war the U.S. has ever launched. It had nothing, a little bit and everything to do with oil.