Sunday, November 05, 2006


The chief US military spokesperson in Iraq has compared the ongoing violence there to a work of art. Speaking in Baghdad Thursday, General William Caldwell said: "Every great work of art goes through messy phases while it is in transition. A lump of clay can become a sculpture. Blobs of paint become paintings which inspire."

1 comment:

  1. warszawa1:08 PM

    "Ladies and gentlemen: I've suffered for my art. Now it's your turn."

    April 12, 2003:

    "Freedom's untidy, and free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things," Rumsfeld said. "They're also free to live their lives and do wonderful things. And that's what's going to happen here."

    Looting, he added, was not uncommon for countries that experience significant social upheaval. "Stuff happens," Rumsfeld said.