November 14, 2006
Overheard...While having a sidewalk lunch today at Talay Thai on Capitol Hill, I overheard two young, very well dressed people praying before digging into their red curry dishes. Luckily, I had my notebook. An excerpt: "Bless us as we search for new jobs."
—Ryan Grim 3:30 PM
| Comments (8)
Everyone, regardless of ideology or values, seems to like Thai food. Unless it's too spicy, in which case Vietnamese will do.
If the restaurant's on Capitol Hill, I suppose it's full of Bright Young Things who spend inordinate amounts on keeping up appearances.
Posted by: Dave on November 14, 2006 at 4:40 PM | PERMALINK
Do those guys know that the military is hiring?
Posted by: merlallen on November 15, 2006 at 7:43 AM | PERMALINK
Too perfect. Apparently He didn't bless them while they were doing their old ones.
Posted by: brooksfoe on November 15, 2006 at 11:55 AM | PERMALINK
"Everyone, regardless of ideology or values, seems to like Thai food."
Not everyone. Quite emphatically, not everyone. To me it tastes like a 4-year-old got into the spice cabinet. And I hate cilantro.
Posted by: Dave Trowbridge on November 15, 2006 at 7:25 PM | PERMALINK
I don't get it.
But then again I don't eaves drop.
Posted by: Boo_Dog on November 16, 2006 at 1:15 AM | PERMALINK
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"Too perfect. Apparently He didn't bless them while they were doing their old ones."
The topic and above comment is what it comes down to, in the end. Regardless of their politics, the losers are faced with real, personal, human issues and two, at least, still retain enough faith in their God to remind themselves about who calls the shots.
This, of course, should make them objects of scorn and ridicule. Schadenfreude, anyone?
Posted by: Trashhauler on November 17, 2006 at 1:06 PM | PERMALINK
I don't think Republican Jesus is going to help those guys, because if there's one thing RJ hates, it's a loser.
Posted by: grytpype on November 17, 2006 at 6:11 PM | PERMALINK