Monday, April 09, 2007

"...The sad awful truth."

Via Gawker:
It was after midnight last Saturday, and Bungalow 8 was filling up. I wanted to ask the famously exclusive nightclub’s regular patrons their thoughts about Iraq.

John Flanagan, a 40-year-old nightlife impresario, was sitting with a large group drinking $350 bottles of vodka.

“I’m upset for the American lives that are lost, and the Iraqi lives,” he said. “It makes me feel confused about the direction we’ve taken and whether it was for the right cause.”

He referred to the war as an “unpleasantry of life.”

“I’d rather not be talking about this,” he added. “I’d rather talk about helping out Darfur, helping victims of Katrina.”
Go ahead and read it - you'll feel much better about yourself.
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