That Whole Rigamarole

Sunday, June 02, 2002

Ottawa in Flames

This story on what passes for political turmoil in Canada is chock full of lurid military metaphors. The language struck me as funny, coming as it does in a story from a country that has become known for its peacekeepers.

Saturday, June 01, 2002

People Get Ready...

I love it that the President addressed the graduating cadets at West Point and said this:

"Some may worry that it is somehow undiplomatic or impolite to speak the language of right and wrong. I disagree."

(Quoted from a Reuters story on the speech.)