Rain rain rain, the whole city looks like a puddle of mud and everything is too slippery because the rain is not strong enough to wash things away, it is just stupid drizzle and everything is wet.
I found G. he sent me an email saying that he is living with the Guardian people (???) in baghdad and that I should give him a “fucken” call.
G. what are you doing with the Guardian when you are supposed to be working with the NYT ?

Diana linked to this article, I don’t always read Friedmann but she linked = I read.
God and Man in Baghdad
My favorite line is this

“If things go reasonably well, the result will be an initial Iraqi government that is more religious than Turkey but more democratic than Iran. Not bad.”

He makes it sound as if we are going for consolation prizes now: “You didn’t get the Democratic Iraq Package, but hey… very soon you will be getting visas to Iran with no trouble at all”.

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