Tuesday, August 17, 2010


Remember when only crazy hippies thought this endeavor was a really bad idea?

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber struck early on Tuesday at an army recruiting office here, killing dozens in the first major bombing of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan — a period made more fraught than in previous years by the looming deadline for American forces to replace their combat mission here with a training role.

Almost a dim memory now, but it's radicalizing when people think you're crazy for thinking that Colin Powell's vial of white powder was not, in fact, dangerous.