just a guy made of dots and lines (crs) wrote,
just a guy made of dots and lines

another political moment, in the terminal, watching CNN

An anchor was interviewing some general about the elections in Iraq. He actually asked, paraphrased,

"[The military is out in force, keeping the peace, ensuring safety on voting day.] Instead of saying one roadside bomb went off in Iraq today, wouldn't it be better to say that 99% of the country didn't have a roadside bomb go off?"

Flabbergasted. Among the least of my concerns about that statement is the fact that 1% is a helluva lot of country.

  • (no subject)

    I might start poking my head in over at Dreamwidth. Same name.

  • What's up?

    I haven't posted here in a while... it seems some people still use LJ, so I might as well give some kind of update. I've been at Google for…

  • Where did I sleep, anyway?

    I don't remember. I'll have to look at a calendar or something... Let's see. Somerville, MA Rochester, MN Minneapolis, MN Philadelphia, PA…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.