Saturday, March 17, 2007

There Must Be Some Other Reason to Pinch Him

Today we celebrated St. Patrick's Day with our annual party, which eventually degenerated into this. According to the White House website, there was also celebrating on Pennsylvania Avenue where the "Shamrock Ceremony" was apparently performed.

Another president who was well-known for for his appeals to those of Irish-American ancestry and for his rhetoric of nostalgia, Ronald Wilson Reagan, is back in the news this week. This week's cover of Time magazine shows a large Photoshop tear on the deceased former president. You can learn about the making of the tear by artist Tim O'Brien here, among other tricks of the digital trade.

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