Sometimes, the Pen Can Still Be Mightier than the Sword

The old axiom “The pen is mightier than the sword” does not always hold true, but the “pen” still can be a powerful tool.

As Tia Goldenberg of the Associated Press reported in an excellent piece on Gilad Shalit’s release from Hamas captivity, his freedom in large part resulted from “a public relations campaign that turned the Israeli soldier into an icon, portraying him as the nation’s son with bumper stickers, billboards and TV ads.”

Read Tias’s article here.


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