. . . Tuesday November 9, 2004

The Doubletalk Express

And so it continues. On Tuesday, Reuters reported that Arafat was dead, while AP insisted he was alive.

There are of course subtle distinctions between certain medical conditions. Yet, such distinctions are usually quite clear when it comes to determining whether one is alive or dead.

You think getting a straight answer about Arafat’s health seems frustrating? Try negotiating the details along the roadmap to peace – which has also been described as being either dead or on life support.

Concentration is important!