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Bush / Blair as Othello / Iago
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1890  Friday, 15 October 2004

From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Sunday, 10 Oct 2004 09:06:10 -0400
Subject:        Bush / Blair as Othello / Iago

"As dramatized by the British playwright David Hare in "Stuff Happens,"
Bush and Blair are players in a Shakespearean tragedy. Somewhat
unexpectedly, Bush turns out to be the devious Iago to Blair's naive
Othello. The victim is not a woman, however. The victim is Britain -
lured into a war that a large majority of British voters now regard as
unjust and unnecessary."

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