HomePoliticsAll the world All the world Jay Tea August 13, 2004 Politics 5 Comments The more I look at international relations, the more I realize that the perfect model for it is the playground. Everything we need to know about dealing with other nations we learned there, and it Copy Cats Jim McGreevey: Icon of gay progress Related Posts Now on tap at Politics . . . “Just Words” Wrapping Up For the Night — Bush To Hold Press Conference Wednesday About The Author Jay Tea 5 Comments cbk August 13, 2004 I thought the UN was the grownup!? Wait, I think I’m mixing this metaphor up with the fox and the chicken coop. Sorry. David Anderson August 13, 2004 Another great piece JT. So good, I have nothing to argue with you about, except SOME girls do have cooties. And some guys too. LOL! wizard61 August 13, 2004 The smart thing to do is to sell already cloned pets, so you can get a refill. Yes, I’d like another Lassie #8 please- the first one was great…. BoDiddly August 14, 2004 JT, funny you should bring this analogy up. I’ve defended the U.S. taking a “world police” role by saying that the biggest kid on the block has a moral obligation to watch out for the little guys–that means taking on the bullies from time to time. TC-LeatherPenguin August 14, 2004 Girls/Cooties? I thought this was settled back in the days we skulked in caves. But BoD is right. Following the analogy, the US is the kid leaning against the backstop, every once in a while coming onto the field and smacking whoever is being a yutz. And when the yutzes all say he’s getting too strict, … Someone gets an actual beatdown.