Vonnegut- The old Lie: It is "sweet and honourable" to die for your Country
November 21, 2005 8:28 PM Subscribe
Dulce et Decorum Est
Kurt Vonnegut was interviewed by an Australian newspaper
, which took the quote out of context and completely missed the poetic reference Vonnegut was making with the comment , thereby generating what will likely be a firestorm of negative publicity for Vonnegut. (A blogger's negative reaction
I am sure that Metafilter readers would spot the reference, but having been Farked and misquoted on ABC (Australian TV), Vonnegut is probably in as much trouble as Terrell Owens.