How do you read this picture that the Washington Post chose for their cover this morning? Photos other papers ran of new Iraqi President Ghazi al-Yawer were much more regal and uncomplicated. Here are a few takes:
>>Shadowy figure in background highlights al Yawer as security target.
>>Leadership situation in Iraq still, basically, a “cast of thousands.”
>>If you don’t provide a hand to the big boys, expect to get squeezed, overshadowed.
>>We were pulling for the other guy, so you’re a little obscure.