Bag’s Take-Away:
Just like printing more currency reduces its value, this photo has the air of “desperate.”  (Of course, the snarkier mind might see toilet paper.)
(photo: Khaled al-Hariri/Reuters caption: A man held a roll of pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at a rally Tuesday in al-Umawiin square in Damascus. Syrians took to the streets in large demonstrations in several cities Tuesday to back Mr. Assad, who has been under fire from protesters since mid-April)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Just like printing more currency reduces its value, this photo has the air of “desperate.”  (Of course, the snarkier mind might see toilet paper.)

(photo: Khaled al-Hariri/Reuters caption: A man held a roll of pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at a rally Tuesday in al-Umawiin square in Damascus. Syrians took to the streets in large demonstrations in several cities Tuesday to back Mr. Assad, who has been under fire from protesters since mid-April)

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