Metaphor of the day

Slate’s John Dickerson on Newt’s rise to #2 in the Republican field:

Being the non-Mitt Romney candidate in the Republican field is like being the No. 3 leader of al-Qaida: You don’t keep the job for long.

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

2 Responses to Metaphor of the day

  1. Alex says:

    Isn’t that a simile?

  2. Steve Greene says:

    Damn, of course that’s a simile. Shame on me.

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