The recent saber rattling with Iran has reminded of a quote from Londo Mollari of Babylon 5:
“Only a fool fights a war on two fronts. Only the heir to the kingdom of fools fights a war on twelve fronts!”
There are three classic military blunders.
- Getting into a land war in Asia.
- Opening a second front when the first front hasn’t been secured.
- Going to war with with Italian Army on your side.
Bush went three for three.
If the election shows us anything it is that linking a democratic victory to a victory for the terrorists isn’t working. Linking the fiasco in Iraq to Al-Qaeda isn’t working. So please continue wasting your breath on a failed tactic. At least until mid-November 2008.
John Cusack won a temporary restraining order Tuesday against a woman he claims has been stalking him for more than 18 months.
From ABC News
Anyone else imagine that woman standing in front of a beat-up car; holding a radio over her head, while Peter Gabriel music plays?
President George W Bush tried to make a quick exit from a news conference in Beijing on Sunday – only to find himself thwarted by locked doors.
from the BBC but it could have been from The Onion.