Friday, June 05, 2009

Robert Fisk: Words that could heal wounds of centuries - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent

There was one merciful omission: a speech of nearly 6,000 words did not include the lethal word "terror". "Terror" or "terrorism" have become punctuation marks for every Israeli government and became part of the obscene grammar of the Bush era.

An intelligent guy, then, Obama. Not exactly Gettysburg. Not exactly Churchill, but not bad. One could only remember Churchill's observations: "Words are easy and many, while great deeds are difficult and rare."
Robert Fisk: Words that could heal wounds of centuries - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent
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