Thursday, July 29, 2010

We Are The World's Daddy

The obvious logical flaw in Rick Stengel's WAR FOREVER cover is that abuse of women and children by Taliban-minded folk is... happening. Also happening, freedom bombs. Dead and maimed innocent civilians. Strange inscrutable Afghans who get upset when people bust into their homes in the middle of the night with guns and dogs. Dead US troops.

But nothing good happens without our presence. So stay we will, perhaps until the war machine kicks the soccer ball somewhere else and Stengel dutifully follows it. Obviously the country won't fall for the stealing babies from incubators story again, though you never know...