Doomed Pudding of the Day
Amidst the avalanche of lies in Bush’s crank call last night was a golden nugget of honesty: this is an act of Imperialism; that the US would maintain a military involvement in Iraq for as far as the eye can see. This is the exact kind of presence that kicked off al-Qaeda in the first place . . . and what today keeps it strong and growing.
This image from James Gillray, originally of Napoleon, “The Plumb Pudding in Danger . . . The great Globe itself, and all which inherit it, is too small to satisfy such insatiable appetites.”