Saturday, January 14, 2006

Put it where the sun clearly shines

Memorable phrase: “Congress and the Constitution have spoken as clearly as a bright sun on a cloudless afternoon about these matters…”
The Lawbreaker in the Oval Office” by Bob Herbert, The New York Times, January 12, 2006.
Usage: Article about Bush White House, columnist Bob Herbert urging the president to obey the law about eavesdropping on Americans.
Comment: Not rousing language, but certainly a clearly expressed simile.


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