Reading The Pictures: In Fact, Barely A Cheerleader


Mr. Palestine? Oh, Please!

The cover is real. (It's not The Onion.) The stickies, however, are mine.

And while we contemplate nonsensical stories highlighting a hesitant president's non-function in a non-summit, let's not overlook the real choreographer here, and the "instrumental role" Mr. Palestine's "It Girl" played while Iraq burned.

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(image: unattributed. The Economist. November 24, 2007. Bolton quote via McClatchy. Ross quote via NYT)