Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to war we go

AP:White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, left, and White House Counselor Dan Barlett, ride in a military helicopter wearing helmets and flak jackets for a trip from Baghdad International Airport to U.S. Embassy in the Greenzone

Talking Points Memo says it's "a picture that's a steal at 1,000 words."

Is Snow wearing a Nazi helmet?

UPDATE: Here's the Laurel and Hardy version.


At 11:42 PM, Blogger Sven said...

Verrrry interestink..... but stupid!

At 9:32 AM, Blogger Dad29 said...

Actually, the flakjacket and helmet were borrowed from Jim Doyle when his news conference ended in Cottage Grove.

At 2:07 PM, Blogger DrBear said...

Why does he look like Franz Liebkind, the playwright in "The Producers" ?

At 6:08 PM, Blogger Chris said...

actually Xoff if you want to totally correct the current American helmet is a direct decendent of the "coal scuttle" helment worn by german troops in WW1 and WW2 so yes he is wearing a "Nazi" helmet does that make you all feel better

When it was introduced the to replace the steel pot helment the American troops called it the "Fritz" helmet.


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