Thursday, May 13, 2004

Planting Cut Flowers

With lines like:

"The Bush hawks, so fixated on making the Middle East look more like America, have made America look un-American. Should we really be reduced to defending ourselves by saying at least we don't behead people?"


"The hawks, who promised us garlands in Iraq, should have recalled the words of the historian Daniel Boorstin, who warned that planning for the future without a sense of history is like planting cut flowers."

Maureen Dowd is winning over my heart and mind. The rest of her piece can be found here.

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