“…wars waged by disciplined armies against nations of non-disciples tend to fail without fail.”
The Apologist has lowered the white flag and jumped back into the fray on the war in Iraq…
|“Chances are this is the first time you’ve heard of Iraqnaphobia, and it will likely be the last because people generally don’t want to talk about it. It takes too long. You have to break out the red suit or the blue suit and get your heart rate up, but in the end nothing changes, so why bother? Let the soldiers do their job, let the president do his, let it be, hunker down, adjust. This is healthy behavior for awhile but later on it gets to be now, and now’s as good a time as any to talk about it.”
“…”Shock and Awe” was truly shocking and awesome, especially the first time, but eventually the shock wore off and soon enough the awe became again the familiar sound of disappointment. People under seige don’t have time to watch fireworks. They either adapt quickly or die.”
“…Not to be outdone, Iraqi women said fine, and mothers and daughters got to sewing themselves suicide suits, throwing goodbye parties and blowing themselves up in markets–a move that made shock and awe look innocent as a chocolate malt”.
You may not always agree but he is without a doubt one of the most talented writers in the blogosphere today.