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skippy the bush kangaroo

Sunday, October 02, 2005

meanwhile, back in the quagmire

middle-class family life in iraq withers amid the chaos of war - two and a half years after the american invasion, the violence shows no sign of relenting, and life for middle-class iraqis seems only to be getting worse. [--snip--]

the daily life the middle class describe is an obstacle course of gasoline lines, blocked roads and late-night generator repairs. [--snip--]

"i am very worried," he said, sweating after his third trip in two hours to fiddle with a generator on the roof. "no power. no peace. do you think this is life? it is hell."

gee, bagdhad sounds just like nola. well, at least awol has consistent foreign and domestic policy goals.
posted by Pudentilla at 5:37 AM |


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