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Sunday, August 07, 2005

Stay the course

I've been listening to CNN off and on for a couple hours today. Several times, I've heard men say, "stay the course." Once was in relation to the war in Iraq (it is still a war, right?), once was in relation to military actions in Israel, and once, I think was about the space program.

What I hear these men saying is, even if things get ridiculously stupid, we're going to keep doing it. At what point, once you start staying the course, do you stop staying the course? How do you know when staying the course is the wrong course?

Posted by Marie at August 7, 2005 12:56 PM

Comments

Reminds me of one of my favorite sayings:

Don't confuse me of the facts, my minds made up.

jr

Posted by: jr at August 7, 2005 4:04 PM

I liked it better when "to stay the course" of something meant to stop it in its tracks.

Posted by: Dan at August 9, 2005 12:35 PM