City Paper is not for tourists
IN LIGHT OF THE SACRIfice of Bangladeshi troops in Somalia and currently at Bihac, Bosnia, under United Nations auspices, the use of the phrase “Bangladesh on the Potomac” (“Loose Lips,” 12/2) is both gratuitous and derogatory. It denigrates a nation that is ostensibly dedicated to implementing peacemaking. The metaphor is, indeed, unnecessarily disparaging.
Joel Hettger, Arlington, Va.