Friday, May 25, 2007

Talk to the Frame!

Not to burst any body's bubble or anything, but I was watching the news tonight on LBC, and they were reporting Bernard Kouchner's first visit to Lebanon.

Sure enough, and as diplomacy, and Sarcozy dictate, Kouchner had "formal" visits to pay, amongst which a visit to Saad el Hariri the son of our murdered ex prime minister Rafic el Hariri.


They were seated in the reception hall:
The entourage, then Kouchner, an empty chair, and then Saad el Hariri. On the empty chair was a frame with a picture of Saad's father, the late prime minister...

I understand that it is out of respect and all, but honestly why do we do that? It is freaky! We should stop!

Can you imagine what was going on in Kouchner's head staring at the picture of a dead guy, while cameras flashed at him?

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6 Comments:

At 7:07 AM, Blogger laila said...

:)
i know!!! really, it IS disturbing.in a funny sick kinda way.

 
At 8:07 AM, Blogger mee said...

kouchner may be thinking:
"those people will always be
were they always were..

behind."

 
At 1:46 PM, Blogger Krys said...

How pathetic we are!!
I respect the man and his death and may he RIP but come on every nation has lost great men...you dont see frames of De Gaulle or Che guevara or Napoleon or others!!!!

What does it mean to have his frame on a chair during the meeting!!!!???

I agree with mee except that not only kouchner is thinking that way...everyone is.

 
At 9:38 PM, Blogger Coco said...

Maybe the picture has some higher powers? "Ilhem sameweh" Ya Rabbi bala kofer :)

 
At 11:06 PM, Anonymous pouzy said...

well it make sense , what?
we lebansese give more importance to dead people than those who are living among us , typical lebanese behavior , our country is destroyed but we have 6000 years of "7adara"

 
At 5:43 AM, Blogger Mar said...

... cuz the guy aint listening !!

 

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