As a journalist, I regularly negotiate the phalanx of security contraptions and squint-eyed
officers posted at the entrance to every public building in Los Angeles.
The world's cartoonists, impressionists and satirists were hoping as well, for smirking, squint-eyed
Dubya was a godsend.
He's the bald chap with the huge walrus moustache who the boys were always upsetting in some way, and famous for his double take and squint-eyed
I marched up to the porch, where a squint-eyed
man asked, from around the cigar he was roughly smoking, if there was something he could help me with.
But they are lazy, squint-eyed
individuals with (ha-ha) bow legs and, in order to keep them working, you have to build a gallows outside their workplace.
The Barney who emerges from the painstaking descriptions of his process, the how and why of electing one reading over another, is an extremely learned, usually gracious, occasionally squint-eyed
seeker after truth about a text and a poem which matter to him very much.