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    It turns out John Edwards is l..., 2008-08-09 19:20:40 | Main | abolishing the cia..., 2008-08-11 23:37:59

    I rung her before we sailed away, we're bound for South Ossetia:

    I understand a border territory caught between the spheres of influence of two major world powers is experiencing some hostilities. The Bush administration's behavior, I'm sure, is awful and shocking in some way. Rather than follow the story, however, I've decided to save some time and watch it in movie form. The only hard part is figuring out which tinpot leader gets to be allegorically represented by this sublime Ernest Borgnine performance.

    update: An old Human Rights Watch report, back when it was still watching Helsinki, on the 1991 Georgia-South Ossetian conflict is rather more informative than anything I'm seeing anywhere else.

    Excepting, now that I get around to looking, Cobban and co., of course.

:: posted by buermann @ 2008-08-09 22:08:56 CST | link

      Coincidence? My prize mewling snivelshits were completely overrun by the red luster peckinpahs. I may salvage something from the fiasco, but it looks like the only winner is ole Pooter, who's looking for material for a book on the rooted vegetable causes of appeasement.

    posted by Zomg @ 2008-08-10 09:49:23 | link

      Like a root that taps its stem, appeasement is its own reward?

    posted by buermann @ 2008-08-11 01:52:50 | link

    go ahead, express that vague notion

    your turing test:

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