Saturday, August 13, 2005

When they try this in Iraq, the U.S. can withdraw

"Jenin is well known for fighting the Israeli occupation, and we wanted to give a civilised view of the city," project manager Samir Abu al-Rub told the Reuters news agency.

The symbol of civilization? A 750-meter-long sandwich. Actually, it's heartening to see the Palestinians pursuing this kind of community-minded frivolity. A shame it was too hot to make the record-setting sandwich:

A mere 10 minutes under the burning sun turned the freshly-baked baguettes rock hard.