Saturday, May 04, 2002

How to Tell the Arab Streets Apart from the European Streets

Lesson 1:
Of course, it's a bit misleading to talk of the "European street." The "Arab street," after all, refers to the poorly dressed and unwashed throngs of semi-literate, anti-American, and Jew-hating Arab fanatics who daily burn American and Israeli flags along the boulevards of Cairo and Beirut.

The "European street," meanwhile, tends to be better dressed.