The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Contributor: The Next 9/11 Could Happen at Sea
This is not funny, I keep telling myself. It is not funny.
But I can't stop thinking of like, Pirates of the Carribean pirates.
I would love to be the author of an article that uses the words "pirate-infested waters."
Picture the President addressing the nation after a particularly bad pirate attack.
"They took a large amount of . . . er . . . booty aboard their ship. And their parrots were mean-spirited and vulgar."
Pirates. The concept of clichéd pirates never fails to brighten my day.