Friday, February 20, 2009

Still Life with Revolver

I sometimes think of metaphors while listening to the news. This one is meant to describe how our mission in Iraq made such a mess of things. A revolver, a ceramic pitcher, some flowers in water. That is an image of Baghdad on the pitcher. Bang, the water runs out, flowers dead. The End. The revolver worked very efficiently, but it was the wrong tool.

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