Wednesday, January 12, 2005


Mother May I?

This guy, an Iraqi voter (or soon will be) and television director, has things backwards:

He examines the slogan "freedom, order and security" of Sumaidiy's National Democratic Coalition.

"This guy has it the other way around it should be security first and freedom last," says Saleh.
No, as the old saying goes, freedom is the mother of order, not the daughter. But then, we can hardly blame this fellow: even in parts of the world where democracy has taken firm hold, the concepts are often reversed. Especially by television directors, I hear....