Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Lileks: Slow Learner

Via Roy, regarding the 2006 elections:

"...if I were an Iraqi I wouldn’t necessarily be booking a spot in the line to the embassy roof, but I’d be checking price and availability." -- James Lileks

Contrast with:

By ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS, Associated Press Writer
Sunday, November 5, 2006 1:10 AM PST

GENEVA -- Nearly 100,000 Iraqis are fleeing each month to Syria and Jordan, forcing the United Nations to set aside its goal of helping refugees return home after the U.S.-led invasion, officials said Friday.

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