WWLD? (What Would Lawrence Do?)

Kudos to The Heretik, who is emerging as a rising star among the Left Blogzome’™s premier Photoshoppers. Oh, and the article that goes with this poster? Every bit as good as the poster itself. Go read.

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be [...]

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Kudos to The Heretik, who is emerging as a rising star among the Left Blogzome’™s premier Photoshoppers. Oh, and the article that goes with this poster? Every bit as good as the poster itself. Go read.

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honour. They have been tricked into it by a steady withholding of information. The Baghdad communiques are belated, insincere, incomplete. Things have been far worse than we have been told, our administration more bloody and inefficient than the public knows. It is a disgrace to our imperial record, and may soon be too inflamed for any ordinary cure. We are to-day not far from a disaster’¦

- T.E. Lawrence, ‘œA Report on Mesopotamia‘, 1920

Thursday, June 30th, 2005 by Richard Blair |
Category: Iraq

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