Jack shouted so loudly that Ralph jumped.
"What? Where? Is it a ship?"
But Jack was pointing to the high declivities that lead down from the mountain to the flatter part of the island.
"Of course! They'll lie up there - they must do, when the sun's too hot -"
Ralph gazed bewildered at his rapt face.
"- they get up high. High up and in the shade, resting during the heat, like cows at home -"
"I thought you saw a ship!"
"We could steal up on one - paint our faces so they wouldn't see - perhaps surround them and then -"
Indignation took away Ralph's control.
"I was walking about smoke! Don't you want to be rescued? All you can talk about is pig, pig, pig!"
- - Lord of the Flies
Blood lust abounds:
Now that John McCain and Sarah Palin have let the belligerence genie out of the bottle, it's hard to get it back in. While the country requires rescue from financial hell, rabid right wingers are furiously chasing
UPDATE: More attempts by John McCain to calm the self-righteous mob that he and Sarah Palin have whipped up over the past several days: