In the Beat: Day One

29 08 2007

One could easily tell by the look in the eyes of most Sunset Park residents that they are not happy with the war in Iraq. Almost everyone’s answer to how they felt about the war in Iraq led to President Bush.
Here are some them:
“Our president is an idiot.”
“He is f**king nuts, put that in capital letters.”
“He is an asshole.” “Will you please put that in big letters?”
“He is too stubborn to give up.”
But then there were some who were not only unhappy with Bush but also with me. Being brown and talking about Iraq might not always go together. But I had not quite imagined that I would meet some intensely “patriotic” people in Sunset Park.

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Through the lens

28 08 2007

“The” Kid