Monday, April 26, 2004

Nothing new under the sun:

No significance should be attached to recent statistics of torpedoed ships in view of public announcements to the effect that the submarine menace has been practically scotched.

- Punch, 1917

Yes, Mr Bush said on the deck of that aircraft carrier that the war was won so by jingo it was. Maybe we're all supposed to be Christian Scientists - the dead coming back in flag-draped coffins (more) since that breathtaking moment in history are only dead in our and their imagination.

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