When even Newsweek avoids calling something medieval, what hope is there for the know-it-all snark?
City in a Time Warp
War is pushing Badhdad out of the 21st century and back to a bygone age of ferrymen, midwives, donkey drivers, and shepherds
I would lose my pedantry permit if I didn’t point out, however, that one of the reasons that Newsweek thinks that things have gotten so bad in Baghdad is that people have been forced to rediscover the ancient skill of well digging. My mom, dad, in-laws, great aunt, and various aunts and uncles all are on well water. Does this mean that much of Georgia and North Carolina is perilously close to falling back into the late seventeen hundreds?