Saturday, February 05, 2005
Sevan's lawyer calls him 'scapegoat' in investigation
Benon Sevan, U.N. scapegoat
scape·goat () Pronunciation Key (skpgt)
- One that is made to bear the blame of others.
- Bible. A live goat over whose head Aaron confessed all the sins of the children of Israel on the Day of Atonement. The goat, symbolically bearing their sins, was then sent into the wilderness.