This Space for Rent

No, I’m not surprised in the least.

Speaking of George Bush, with whom Sharon developed a very close relationship, Uri Dan recalls that Sharon's delicacy made him reluctant to repeat what the president had told him when they discussed Osama bin Laden. Finally he relented. And here is what the leader of the Western world, valiant warrior in the battle of cultures, promised to do to bin Laden if he caught him: "I will screw him in the ass!"

(from the Haaretz review of Uri Dan's biography of Ariel Sharon, via Jonathan Schwarz)

If Maximum Leader Genius isn't a deeply closeted self-loathing gay man, he's certainly doing a really good job of faking it. I can't help but think that if this was a world where gays weren't persecuted he would have ended up a much happier and well-adjusted person, and he wouldn't have to have people tortured to death to get his rocks off.