Monday, September 26, 2005

As sure as a man has ten fingers... 

Mahmoud Abbas: "As sure as a man has ten fingers on his hands, so do I intend to stop terrorism and seek peace with Israel."

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen talks during a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005. Abbas said Sunday the Palestinians were asking the U.S. government to pressure Israel to stop its actions, after Israeli aircraft blasted suspected Palestinian weapons facilities and other targets throughout the Gaza Strip, and arrested hundreds of militants in the West Bank. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Yeah, I know, it's a cheap shot. A low blow. But I've got to prime the blogging pump and get back in rhythm.

Besides, if A.P. (via Yahoo) wants to take cheap shots like this one:

AP photographer gleefully captures Binyamin Netanyahu in the middle of waving to a peanut vendor in the back of the room and can't quite figure out what is so darned familiar about this shot, but loves it anyway and so publishes it worldwide. (click the photo for the "real" caption")

Then I figure I'm entitled to at least one of my own.

If you really, really liked this -- or even really, really hated it -- there's lots more: