Write-Off!: Kristen Stewart Versus Thomas Friedman

by evanmcmurry

Judging on clarity, logic, sentence construction, proper use of metaphor, linearity of thought, and, oh let’s say wisdom, which of these two writers deserves to be a New York Times columnist?

1. I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I’ve caused to those close to me and everyone this has affected. This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry. (via)

2. You can’t go from Saddam to Switzerland without getting stuck in Hobbes — a war of all against all — unless you have a well-armed external midwife, whom everyone on the ground both fears and trusts to manage the transition. In Iraq, that was America. The kind of low-cost, remote-control, U.S./NATO midwifery that ousted Qaddafi and gave birth to a new Libya is not likely to be repeated in Syria […] Without an external midwife or a Syrian Mandela, the fires of conflict could burn for a long time. (via)

Maybe they should switch bodies!