Are We Trying To Make Enemies?
When Bush hitched his wagon to the Musharraf camp in Pakistan, and stuck to his guns (so to speak), mightn’t he have possibly expressed some concern about the safety of Benazir Bhutto?
Even with the shocking assassination of Bhutto, this administration still refuses to even acknowledge that they might have possibly made another alliance mistake.
As all the television pundits trample over the despair and bereavement of Ms. Bhutto’s killing to discuss the impact of her death on the U.S. primary caucus in Iowa, they keep asking which candidate is more prepared to deal decisively with this kind of diplomatic nightmare. I haven’t heard one of them mention how ill-prepared the current president is to deal with the situation.
On a related note, I am asking myself why the assassination of a woman seems so much more awful to me than a similar male assassination might have been. I would like to believe that if a man had been so outspoken and critical of the Musharraf dictatorship in Pakistan, that his assassination would have been equally as shocking to me, but I’m not sure that’s true.
Not wanting to commit to a large, complex project, I decide to focus on the pair of mittens using the remaining Alpaca Herd Jacket yarn.
Thaddeus sniffed dubiously at the idea of mittens, so they morphed into gloves. I worked them on the fly, so they’re not perfect, but the look acceptable and they sure are warm. As you can note from the “in progress” picture, the gloves (including each finger) was knit in the round on double-pointed needles.
Kenny bemoans all the “knitting porn” in my last post, and then asks, “BTW, do you like my new hat?”
Yes, very much. If folks haven’t gone out to see it, you should. For his first design, it is very nicely done.