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The Emergency Landing of Flight 1549 – A Metaphor for the United States?

Taken from ABC Local News Website

Taken from ABC Local News Website

I immediately thought last evening that the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 is a metaphor for the United States and Obama is the pilot. Can he safely land with two engines out- our economy in shambles and our dubious reputation abroad? Well of course after doing a search for this metaphor, it has also come to the minds of many. Here are some bloglinks to these metaphors:

What do you think?