Today is

   "A word to the wise ain't necessary --  
          it's the stupid ones that need the advice."
					-Bill Cosby

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

From the "too cool to make an argument" files

Shorter Ariel Dorfman: Just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get me.


Blogger Conservative in Virginia said...

Those Modern Language people are obviously all Bush haters who believe everything MoveOn tells them.

January 18, 2006 8:39 AM  
Blogger Jeff said...

Dorfman writes:

The sadder truth is that I can imagine an epilogue to my story.

The United States is hit by an even more devastating and lethal terrorist attack.

On that day, can I confidently say that there will not be a knock at my door and that two men, one tall and gangly, the other short and beefy, will not ask me if I recall spreading lies about their efforts to fight the war on terrorism? And that they will not demand that I accompany them, just for a few hours, for some routine questioning?

I can confidently say it: If and when there is another massive attack by Islamic terrorists, Argentinian-born academics and novelists won't exactly be the government's highest priority. Talk about ego...

January 18, 2006 10:44 AM  
Blogger Kate Marie said...

It's really kind of mind-boggling, isn't it?

January 18, 2006 11:53 AM  

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