These men were younger and better able to fit into their uniforms when they were taken hostage. An unspoken caption to this visual? Happy to be free, but my youth has been taken from me.
(credit: Fernando Vergara/AP Photo caption: Former hostages, from left to right, Cesar Augusto Lasso, Jose Forero, Jorge Romero, Carlos Duarte and Wilson Rojas shake hands during a Mass in their honor at police headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday April 4, 2012. The men had spent between 12 and 14 years in jungle prisons, captured when the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was at the height of its military strength.)
Visit BagNewsNotes: Today’s Media Images Analyzed
Bag’s Take-Away:1. America’s had as much anxiety as it can handle, thank you very much?
2. U.S. exceeds its protest quota. Media “Occupied out”?3. GOP Isolationism is catching?
1. Revolution begins at home.
2. Ron Paul costume party.
3. It’s the Economy, Stupid.
4. Looking the gift horse in the mouth.
5. The chickens coming home to roost.
(photo: Philippe Desmazes/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images caption: Libyan revolutionary forces rested Sunday outside a shuttered shop in Sirte spray-painted with the slogan ‘Today Libya, tomorrow Wall Street.’ Leaders said they captured most of Bani Walid but still face pockets of resistance. )