I don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.
My wife and I had been trying a while to have a baby. We tried a bunch of things - so we had a surrogate.
I told her I wanted a plastic surgeon to sew me up, and I wanted her to freeze my ovaries, so I could harvest the eggs and have a biological child through a surrogate.
My parents have always been cool. They even became surrogates to friends of mine who didn't have such supportive parents.
I was a surrogate for Obama; I helped fundraise. I'm still a supporter.
Art and literature are my surrogate religions.
All the time I was playing the flute, the lines, the solos, the riffs, the construction, were based on my guitar skills. I did not play the flute to exploit its natural faculties, but I used it as a surrogate guitar.
We've gotten probably 40 women who have offered to be surrogates.
For me, and maybe for many religious kids of the '60s, the church lost relevance the more it became a surrogate in the movement for social and political change.
But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism.
Israel is the agent and surrogate of the United States and as such is treated entirely differently from every other country in the region. How can anyone expect Iran to accept that it is right for Israel to have nuclear weapons while itself being disallowed?
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