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Reading The Pictures: Camp David, Oslo, Now This

11/29/2007 04:10 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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(That's the actual size, resolution, everything.)

(I kid you not. There's nothing to click.)

(That's all there is.)

I haven't laughed so hard in weeks. Need I say ... anything at all?

(Of course, you've probably already read accounts of how negotiators for the Palestinians and the Israelis -- encouraged by those skillful, yet ingeniously non-interventionist diplomats in the Administration -- worked through the night to hammer out an agreement before the non-summit began. Finishing just eight minutes before Bush's opening remarks, both sides agreed to promise to get started to begin to figure out how to proceed on a final solution to those fundamental issues that are yet to be defined.)

But the picture, the picture!

In an absolutely brilliant gesture, newswire photographer Jason Reed of Reuters offered this visual commentary, and last word on the embarrassment in Annapolis.

... Just grand.

For more of the visual -- including George Bush's latest M.O. -- visit BAGnewsNotes.com.

(caption: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice makes closing remarks at the Mideast Peace Conference in Annapolis, November 27, 2007.)