What a difference a day makes

London, July 6th. Trafalgar Square erupts at the news that London has been selected as the site for the 2012 Olympic Games. Mayor Ken Livingstone promises "Games you will never forget".

London, July 7th. The wreck of a double-decker bus in Tavistock Square is the result of one of four bombings that have left 37 dead and some 700 wounded. Mayor Ken Livingstone calls the attack "an indiscriminate attempt to slaughter, irrespective of any considerations for age, for class, for religion, or whatever."

Posted by cronopio at 01:33 PM, July 08, 2005