Comments: Lebanon Needs Love

Hey, sweety, I'm the guy for you, bold and reliable. Okay, so I kept the army in barracks when the Israelis came, but I'll bring back the Syrian influence which will upset the Americans--that's bold. Plus I'm friendly with Hezbollah, and if necessary I know how to do the torture thing. Let's do lunch.--General Michel Suleiman

Posted by Don Bacon at December 2, 2007 08:02 PM

Dear General Suleiman: I seem to remember your date had her birth pangs just last year. You like them young, do you?

Posted by Bernard Chazelle at December 2, 2007 08:55 PM

They don't call me Suleiman The Magnificent for nothing.--Mich

Posted by Don Bacon at December 2, 2007 10:10 PM

If you explained it in greater detail would it ruin the joke?

Posted by StO at December 3, 2007 07:50 AM

In particular, what is "ISO"?

Posted by StO at December 3, 2007 08:09 AM

In Search Of

Posted by Don Bacon at December 3, 2007 09:26 AM

This brings back bad memories of my first major college paper, an attempt to explain the PLO's relationship to Arab countries by writing it as a "Dear Abby" type letter about a troubled family. The TA was NOT impressed with my creativity.

Posted by Whistler Blue at December 3, 2007 01:38 PM

news report: Michel Suleiman has been formally nominated for Lebanon's presidency with the backing of the majority coalition in parliament after the post fell vacant over a week ago.

Ho ho cheri, toujour l'amour, tonight for sure!--Your bold & reliable Michy

Posted by Don Bacon at December 3, 2007 01:59 PM