July 23, 2006Aside

Sunday Levity: Vertical parity, The quest for

How China put a humble piece of furniture to creative, military use.

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Tall Indian policemen look taller still in their ceremonial uniforms. So what’s the People’s Liberation Army to do to maintain parity? Use a stool, of course (an perhaps ensure full-length photographs are prohibited). (Via Coming Anarchy quoting a Calcutta Telegraph report of the opening of the border crossing at Nathu La)

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