Saturday, October 10, 2009

A Donkey With Stripes

A Donkey With Stripes: "

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Reuters has a story on how a zoo in Gaza painted black stripes on a couple of white donkeys and passed them off as zebras. The kids who came to the zoo were reportedly delighted. The other donkeys no doubt went WTF.



And the thought that struck me as I read this news: What a delightful metaphor for media hype.



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(Picture courtesy Reuters.)





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