The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Thursday, March 11, 2004
A message from the Koran for Saint Tony's next sermon
Verse 101 of Surat 5:
Ask not about things which, if made plain to you, may cause you trouble.
All the trouble has been, you see, because we've failed to trust Tony. All that querying WMD intelligence, and where has it got us?
We need a re-education programme stat. The curriculum devised, perhaps, with the three mottos of the party in George Orwell's 1984  in mind:
WAR IS PEACE
No exegesis or anything of the sort intended (or, from me, even possible!); but the correspondence between that last motto and 5:101 is kind of spooky...
[Quote from a Salon extract from Craig Unger's book on Bush-Saudi links.]
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