July 16, 2004


Lileks is also cool.

I hate this; God I hate this. But I don’t have any longing for normalcy, as Noonan put it the other day, because normalcy was a delusion, a diaphanous curtain draped over the statue of Mars. Nor do I want a time out, a breather, an operational pause. I want to cut to the chase. I want Iran in the hands of its people and leaning to the West again, I want Lebanon independent of Syrian rule, I want Syria isolated and cowed, Arafat dead and buried in the land of his birth – or Paris, symbolically – and the Saudi Civil War done and over with pragmatists in power. I'd like this all tomorrow please.

Noon is fine, if it works for everyone else.

Posted by: Sarah at 02:00 AM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 I picked the exact same quote - is that like turning up to a party wearing the same dress as somebody else? Not that I would wear a dress... a kilt, maybe...

Posted by: Dominic at July 16, 2004 06:18 AM (g+Ivw)

2 Great minds think alike...and I'm sure you'd look darling in a dress.

Posted by: Sarah at July 16, 2004 06:57 AM (dXOE4)

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