Friday, January 16, 2004

Once more, with feeling
Further to yesterday's piece on Tony the expendable, William Pfaff at the IHT diagnoses ally fatigue.

One cannot call the Blair-Bush relationship a love affair, because love affairs are reciprocal, and on George's side this affair seems to have been a heartless flirtation. Tony was useful while he was useful; and now, as the Hank Snow song has it, George has moved on.