Man, if any of you readers out there remember when the Vietnam War was on tv every night, then you know that it’s the same shit warmed over. Getting out is an act of cowardice, blah, blah, blah. McCain in particular seems to have a problem with the resolution of the Vietnam War, I think because he resents spending all those years in the POW camp from hell just to watch us skedaddle out of country so fast that the door most definitely did not hit us on the ass on the way out.
In other words, McCain has issues.
You know what would be interesting? To have someone in the audience at one of his events call him a coward. Just to see the boiling mad, vein-popping, fist-clenching, lobster-faced meltdown that would result.
So, well, little Johnny made a speech today in which he offers us some modest predictions for the end of his first term as President of the
By January 2013,
See? He’s getting off on the wrong foot right away. What in the sam hell does
Hey, Mr. Maverick, why so modest? As long as you’re dreaming, dream big!
Civil war has been prevented; militias disbanded; the Iraqi Security Force is professional and competent; al Qaeda in
There ya go. That’s more like it. But he forgot to say that the Sunni and the Shia are, like, totally BFF now. Oh, wait. I forgot that he’s not really sure who those people are. On second thought, best not to mention it at all. I mean, unless Lieberman were there, in which case he would let McCain crib from his notes.
Wait a sec. That one must be a mistake. Because if our current president is to be believed, this has already happened.
The threat from a resurgent Taliban in
This is my favorite one. As if…hold on…I have to stop laughing for a minute so I can type…AS IF ALL that’s holding back the Government of Pakistan from getting rid of al Qaeda is knowledge of the awesome tactics we employed in
The increase in actionable intelligence that the counterinsurgency produced led to the capture or death of Osama bin Laden, and his chief lieutenants.
Yeah, because it’s worked so well so far.
There is no longer any place in the world al Qaeda can consider a safe haven. Increased cooperation between the
Correct me if I’m wrong, but I think we already have cooperation with our allies, right? I mean, isn’t that why they’re allies? What we really need is some cooperation from our enemies. Because…they’re the ones that are screwing us…I’m pretty sure.
Oh, but see, there’s that nasty appeasement bugaboo again. Never mind. Let’s just keep asking our allies for more and more cooperation. I’m sure that will work eventually.
There still has not been a major terrorist attack in the
Remember readers, he PROMISED!