Perhaps you’ve seen the photograph.

Yes, it’s a wordy sign. On the other hand, it’s far better grammar than the average English-language sign you expect to see on the streets of Tekrit, or Tehran.

Except that it wasn’t spotted on the streets of Tekrit. It was on the Mall in Washington D.C.

Constitutionally protected speech it is, of course, and rightly so. It is precisely the most outrageous speech that requires the most diligent protection. The irony that the country he wishes to destroy protects his right to think and say such things is, I’m sure, lost on him. Such thoughts almost drive me to despair.


But it’s hard not to smile at a bunny, and I am no exception.