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May 24, 2003

A brief comment about the RoachMap

In a write-up about the two-faced game that State is playing, AP writes today [24 May 2003] under the heading, Sharon Faces Challenge Selling 'Road Map':
Washington sent seemingly conflicting messages Friday to break the diplomatic deadlock, assuring Palestinians there would be no changes in the plan but also announcing that Israel's objections would be taken into account.
There is a Latin saying about those who conduct themselves in the manner Powell is behaving. It goes,

Video meliora, proboque, deteriora sequor.

Translated (whereupon the punch is diluted): "I see the better course and approve of it, yet I pursue the worst". The Romans must have known Powell.