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Wednesday, July 11, 2007


 

Vignettes from the "surge"


Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times:
In the Ubaidi neighborhood in the eastern part of this city, American soldiers hired a local Iraqi to clean the Porta-Potties at their combat outpost. Before the man could start, members of the local Shiite militia threatened to kill him.

Today, the Porta-Potties are roped off, and the U.S. soldiers, who could not promise to protect their sewage man, are forced to burn their waste.
I'll leave all interpretations of symbolism and metaphors to the reader.


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