Thursday, December 4, 2008

Chalk one up for the tree huggers (or in this case, rock huggers)

After an onslaught of negative publicity, the Bushies have pulled back their last-minute plans to allow oil and gas drilling in Nine Mile Canyon in Utah. For background, this place is nicknamed the "longest art gallery in the world" because of its thousands of rock art panels and relics left by the Anasazi.

To quote a great man named Donald Rumsfeld, "Is it possible there were really that many vases?"