Friday, July 21, 2006

Through A Glass Eye, Darkly










Although the BBC fairly reports that he burst into tears and compared himself unfavourably to Superman (an analogy which seems singularly inappropriate, given the Man of Steel's penchant for undressing in telephone boxes), the old street fighter's mettle was still in evidence when he cried,
"I think, sometimes, when you are dealing with the power of the law and the most reactionary scab outfit in the world you will have to fight dirty, yes".
Reactionary scabs...perhaps.
But he who denounces last denounces longest, Comrade.

2 Comments:

Blogger Canadi-anna said...

Are people ever weepy about their indiscretions before they get caught?

His wife sure looks happy. Maybe he's telling the truth.

22 July, 2006 00:26  
Blogger Martin said...

CA,

Whether his tears are those of a clown or a crocodile, I leave to the jury.

22 July, 2006 05:58  

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