Lex on Sowell

by Steve on October 30, 2006

Lex offers up his take on Thomas Sowell’s op-ed piece regarding Iraq/war on terror in today’s WSJ and wraps it up with this gem:

Everyone gets a rap and it all seems like a long walk to the small house of “stay the course,” until you reflect upon the simple truth of what he’s saying – there aren’t any other choices better than the one that professional football teams get every weekend in their coin toss:

Would you prefer to kick, or to receive?

Keep kicking, I say.


Paul October 30, 2006 at 21:35

I think the metaphor is for going on offense – receive the kick.

Steve October 31, 2006 at 0:01

Paul has a good point. I reacted to the words without considering their meaning within the context of the football metaphor. I guess I should have continued the word play with: “Kick ass on offense.”

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