Skip to comments.Duly Noted: Whose Crisis, Whose Rescue?
Posted on 06/20/2009 9:46:52 AM PDT by givemELL
"6. Pyongyang has announced that it will never give up her nuclear weapons policy. You might have heard that the word never is never to be used in any context. Why does North Korea practice the opposite without much damage? Because we make it pay. Perhaps, as far back as 1953, the Kims had reason to discover that in their case that never always works. It does so because they have to do with entities whose moral relativism and crisis management technique is that everything, and really everything, is negotiable at all times. Accordingly, they never say no, never to anyone. Given this softness, never is never a mistake but, as in the case of the tantrum of the kid at the checkout counter, a key to get the candy bar."
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Correction...in comment...it is point 6 that is illustrated, not point 7.
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