Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Fairy King

The Guardian:

On Thursday, the fairy king of fairyland will be recrowned. He was elected on a platform suspended in midair by the power of imagination. He is the leader of a band of men who walk through ghostly realms unvisited by reality. And he remains the most powerful person on earth.

How did this happen? How did a fantasy president from a world of make believe come to govern a country whose power was built on hard-headed materialism? To find out, take a look at two squalid little stories which have been concluded over the past 10 days.

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I've been through Europe over the past two years. This is how most folks over there look at us. This president has turned us from the Leader of the Free World into a fucking joke.

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