Monday, February 27, 2006

Rare Case of Sanity

...spotted at Düsseldorf's Rosenmontagszug, the local street carnival:

On the coffin it says "freedom of opinion," alluding to the reluctance of many carnival clubs to make the Cartoon Intifada a topic of carnival motives.

In recent years, vehicles had looked markedly different:

Angela Merkel is crawling out of Uncle Sam's behind. Düsseldorf, 2003 (Picture: WDR)

To be fair, there was at least one (harmless) Anti-Bush wagon on display this year, too:

Bush, depicted as ape, sign: "Evolution is Heresy!"


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