Iraq was not Vietnam and Afghanistan isn't either one. But it's kind of amazing, that GWB was able to pull off what he did given his situation. LBJ or GWB? You decide, Pres. Obama.
posted on 09/23/2009 6:20:02 PM PDT
The One is facing a tough decision. Whether to cut, or to run? It’s a hard, hard choice, and it’s gonna take him some time to work it out.
posted on 09/23/2009 6:33:13 PM PDT
A key difference between Nam and Trashcanistan/Iraq is that, so far as I can determine, the North Vietnamese DID NOT WANT ALL AMERICANS DEAD.
The muslims nutjobs in the Middle East DO and thousands of them have dedicated themselves to that end.
Osama is living the good life in Tehran. The purpose of going to Afghanistan was to smoke check him. Our brave lads almost had him in a valiant effort. I don't think Bin Laden envisioned them coming after him on horseback. Nevertheless, he had billions at his disposal, tremendously difficult terrain, a planned and friendly route out, and a head start.
Point being, we did not get him. Afghanistan has proven ungovernable. It was crazytown when Alexander the Great rolled through and it will be the same 5,000 years from now. It's not worth our brave lads blood, especially under this administration, to try and form a Jeffersonian democracy in that hole. Bring 'em home-other than a FOB. There's no shame in it. The guy slipped away. We'll get him.
posted on 09/23/2009 8:26:16 PM PDT
(Palin-I cannot spare this woman. She fights.)
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