Chance, the blogger
: I’m struck by all the quoting and dissection and analysis and argument over one young man who suddenly has the ear of media big and small just because he was at the wrong place, Baghdad, at the wrong time, in a war, and he had the connections that let him start a weblog and speak to the world.
But reading more of Mark S. Meadows’ interview with Salam Pax at Tekka (someone put a link to this part in the comments), I’m struck by the rhetorical meandering in unsuccessful search for a point:
I asked him, “What are the Americans pushing for?”
“Bigger markets. Politics. Soft Drinks. Making sure they will be successful — financially successful. How could one nation have such influence on the whole world? These days you have to please the USA to make sure your country succeeds. I don’t know