A Different Fire: An Iraqi man injured in a Baghdad car bombing, Jan. 21, 2005 (via AP)
“By our efforts, we have lit a fire as well – a fire in the minds of men. It warms those who feel its power, it burns those who fight its progress, and one day this untamed fire of freedom will reach the darkest corners of our world.”
– George W. Bush, Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 2005
Related: 14 Killed In Explosion Near Baghdad Mosque, ABC News, Jan. 21, 2005
2 replies on “A Series of Unfortunate Metaphors”
that fire is actually under their own asses . . .
I thought the phrase was quite apt.