Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Shoot Me Now! Shoot Me Now!

Richard Cohen, Serious Person, offering a Serious Rationale for Joe Biden's Very Serious Plan for partitioning Iraq:
The main virtue of the Biden-Gelb plan is that it does not stand athwart history. It enlists it. The volcanic eruption of nationalism and sectarianism that drenched the 20th century in blood -- the Holocaust above all -- has not yet run its course. The farmer and the rancher, to put things in Rodgers and Hammerstein terms, will not be friends.
If I were his editor, I'd shoot him in the face.