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A man in the East wants guns and bombs and more.
He is bad.
A man in the West has guns and bombs and much, much, more.
He is good.
If the bad man shoots his guns and bombs and more, it is bad.
But if the good man takes his guns and bombs and more to kill the bad man, it is good.
One good, one bad, not at all the same.
Don't you see ?
It's not the guns and bombs and more that are bad,
it's the bad man.
Don't you see ?

Originally submitted as an entry to the Washington Post Style Invitational in March, 2003
("explain something complex in one-syl- ... make that 'short' ... words")