Wednesday, July 04, 2007

It Helps To Know Your Adversary’s Culture.

“Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.—Arthur Miller

Aw, shucks, look at him. That big, dumb lug thinking he’s got Puti-Poot eating out of his hand. Gonna collect them there flowers. Look into his eyes again and see his soul.

Unfortunately, Bush should have talked to Condoleeza, expert of all things Soviet, regarding Russians and the meaning of the gifts of posies. Especially the color.

If there was one thing I remember from my days at the Eastern European Language School at Syracuse University taught by native Russians who’d escaped from Stalin, it was this. If you give someone yellow flowers, you are going to betray them.

Come into my parlor said the spider to the fly. Let’s see how your legacy fares with this one, G.W. So far, when it comes to disappointing your country, you’re batting 1000.

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