Virtual Bourgeois

Just An Analog Guy Trying to Upgrade For a Digital World

A Master of Understatement

Posted by Gerald on August 2, 2007

Robert Gates is “optimistic” about the security situation in Iraq.  This leads me to wonder what reality-altering agents are being administered to the Cabinet on a regular basis and whether they might be used for good rather than evil.

The FUNNY part, though, is that he described the lack of political progress there as “discouraging.”  This is sort of like describing the Second World War as “violent.” 

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One Response to “A Master of Understatement”

  1. opit said

    Perhaps Robert is finding his British heritage at this late remove. I believe that they are masters of understatement and situational comedy ( danse macabre ).

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