Sunday, January 22, 2006

# Posted 7:20 AM by Patrick Belton  

EUAN FERGUSON IN THE OBSERVER: 'A whale sailed through the middle of London; and the people of the city, rather than trying to hack it to death, came in their thousands and lifted it and tried their hardest to sail it back.'
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And the poor thing died stranded on a barge out of the water. I think the rescue effort was cruel and misguided. It did little to serve the whale, rather it gave the humans an excuse to congratulate themselves, which, being humans, they have.
And the whale serves as an excellent metaphor for Iraq.
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