APR
2007
12

Speaker Nancy and the Scarf

Manolo says, the Manolo’s latest piece for the Pajamas Media is now available. Here is the sample.

Manolo says, one of the Manolo’s many internet friends has asked the Manolo what he thinks of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Syria, specifically her now notorious head scarf.nancyscarf.jpg

All the Manolo can say is, when in the Rome, one must do as the Romanians do and wear the scarf.

Indeed, it is the rule of the Manolo that when one is the visitor one should try to show sensitivity to the customs and beliefs of the hosts, especially when the personal cost is so very low.

All the Speaker Nancy did was put on the scarf. It is not as if she was showing her cultural sensitivity to Islam by helping to stone the adultress, or giving the fifty lashes of vigor to the woman driver.

It was just the scarf, the same sort of head covering worn by the Laura Bush when she visited the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, or by the Condi Rice when she visited the mosque in Tajikistan.

The Manolo has long thought that the Nancy Pelosi is one of the better dressed persons in Washington. She has the confident and the colorful personal style and dresses in the high quality, good-looking clothing that is appropriate to her position and age. In short she knows how to dress.

Of the course, you must go read the whole thing.

P.S. Please do not yell at the Manolo, he did not pick out all of the pictures which accompany this article.

APR
2007
12