direct contradiction to the wishes of the American public. If ever there were an oxymoron it would be “military solution” and our military leaders have proven themselves to be completely incompetent at making policy—I have more respect for Dennis Rodman than our top generals in this area if it is at all possible to have less respect than no respect.
In an organization that is supposedly all about leadership I can’t imagine an industry more lacking in this quality than the United States military services. It also seems to be an organization that is completely immune to the lessons of history. How many times are we as a nation doomed to repeat the failure of Viet Nam? When will we learn that we cannot win a war against an insurgency? When will we learn that we can’t kill our way out of all of the world’s problems? Our military higher-ups (I refuse to use the word “leaders” to describe them) will always counsel for a military solution to a foreign policy issue even though there is not a shred of evidence of military action being effective.
I’d like to ask all of the geniuses who are criticizing the President one simple question: what should we do in Syria? Why all of a sudden do conservatives give a shit about what happens in Syria. I personally don’t give a shit about their civil war. There’s lots of bad things happening around the world and we should concentrate on things we can actually do something about.
And now it seems that we won’t bomb or invade Syria after all. Our President has chosen the path of diplomacy—practically a first for the USA. And of course his moron opponents are screaming bloody murder because he “backed down” when a few minutes earlier they were calling him blood thirsty and a war monger. Which brings us to this wonderful word invented on Bill Maher’s program Real Time. He mentioned that Michelle Obama has begun a new program to make people more aware of the need to drink more water. Will Republicans come out against hydration?