Block Those Metaphors

A classic passage from the WaPo:

Earlier, the Hillary Clinton "visibility rally" outside the Siegal Center [in Richmond, VA] got off to a bad start. A rental truck carrying the campaign signs struck a BMW driven by an Obama supporter, causing considerable damage.

"This just makes us even stronger Obama supporters," said Rich Garries of Hampton Roads, as he looked at his car.

Did it have to be a beemer?