Thursday, January 10, 2008

Wall to the left

AP Photo

In a land with a history of divine intervention, severe fog forced George Bush to change his original plan to treat the West Bank like he did Lousiana when Katrina hit -- as flyover country. Hence his 45 car motorcade en route to Ramallah got to see the road and barrier carve-up of the West Bank up close, albeit without the endless delays at checkpoints. It may actually have made an impression as Bush brought it up several times at his news conference with Mahmoud Abbas.

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