Ants Having Sex

Richard Cohen in the Washington Post on how Bush and Cheney viewed, and continute to view, “ties” (or the lack thereof) between Saddam and al Qaeda:

I’ll tell you a story. There was a man who went to see a psychiatrist. First, the shrink showed him a picture of crossed sticks and then one of hundreds of little dots. “What’s that?” the shrink asked. Snakes and ants having sex, the man replied. The shrink told the man he was obsessed with sex. “What do you expect,” the patient replied, “when you keep showing me dirty pictures?”