Thursday, December 15, 2005

Compare these two quotes...

The Daily Star, regional newspaper from Beirut, Lebanon...

The Islamic Army in Iraq, one of the most prominent insurgent groups, said it would not attack polling stations but vowed to continue its war against U.S.-led coalition forces.

Mark Twain, American humorist...

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

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Apologies in advance for any foreign readers that may be offended. That's what we call a cheap shot, but it was too good not to use it.

As we wait for Iraq's election returns, the CFR site has a sprinkling of reports. (That's where I found the story above.
And Fayrouz is more sanguine about this election than the one in January.

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