Friday, September 01, 2006

Unicorns, Leprechauns to Lebanon

Along with "A strong European presence":

in the south, serious U.S. training and equipment for the Lebanese army, and relentless pressure at the U.N....

And there will be fuzzy bunnies everywhere.

Before I started writing this, I was having difficulty imagining "strong" modifying "European presence." Then I remembered this. Although, I doubt those exercising their strength in Europe would consider themselves "European," so back to square one.

(Via an incredulous PowerLine blog.)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

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