Monday, April 11, 2005
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J. Lo, Conan the Barbarian, and Afghan Idol
You have to think that things are going pretty well in Afghanistan when a major subject of public debate is.... what's on television. Kim Barker explains in the Chicago Tribune:
I can just picture Virginia Postrel smiling at the bolded section.
UPDATE: Barker has a follow-up piece in Tuesday's Tribune on the opening of the first plastic surgery clinic in Kabul:
LAST UPDATE: Oxblog's Afghan correspondent provides an update on the situation on the ground outside of Kabul. Quick summary: "[E]nthusiasm, continued commitment, and some degree of optimism -- these are I think proper attitudes when considering the situation in Afghanistan."posted by Dan on 04.11.05 at 12:22 PM
You know what, George Bush?
Forget the formalism of Bush ME doctrines and foriegn policy, take 1% od what we're spending in Iraq & Afghanistan, give to a west coast markeing firm and lets's invest in media, botiques and fast food joints. This is just a scratching the surface of what the BA could do leveraging our 'cultural' strengths ;)posted by: Jon on 04.11.05 at 12:22 PM [permalink]
So ... next thing you know the Fab 5 from "Queer Eye" be doing a Kabul makeover.posted by: ech on 04.11.05 at 12:22 PM [permalink]
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