Last Thursday, the president’s “engagement” with Iran began. This Wednesday, the U.S. war in Afghanistan will enter its ninth year. And U.S. foreign policy is entering a White Queen phase.
In “Through the Looking Glass,” Alice says she is unable to believe the White Queen’s claim to be 101. The Queen responds, “Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.” Alice: “There’s no use trying, one can’t believe impossible things.” Queen: “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
At the very least I want a couple of Oriole’s tickets out of this, or an autographed bow-tie. Brunch with Cokie Roberts, perhaps? I think George could hook that up if he really wanted to, don’t you?