As U.S. commanders and guests watched, the burly commandos in dark green T-shirts began taking bites out of the frogs.As we all know, freedom is untidy. I just hope that some of that $170,000,000,000 is used to buy some Bon Ami.
One man knelt, placed the rabbit belly-up on his lap, and cut it open with his military knife. He screamed as he bit the rabbit's heart, then handed the carcass to his companions, who began gnawing away, blood flowing down their cheeks.
The ceremony marked the shifting of responsibility for security in Najaf province to Iraqi forces, and was attended by U.S. and Iraqi dignitaries, including Iraqi national security advisor Mowaffak Rubaie.
Thursday, December 21, 2006
Going off the rails
Here's some good news from Iraq. Americans handed over security to Iraqi forces in Najaf. And ain't no party like a Najaf security forces party.