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PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

Original Article

Posted By:Hazymac, 6/9/2013 12:55:36 PM

In the halcyon days before the Verizon and PRISM revelations gave the subject a sinister cast, the New York Post examined President Obama’s attempt to end the War on Terror by declaring peace. (Snip) But in the bad old, unenlightened days you convinced the enemy they lost. Today we’re smarter. We convince ourselves the whole misunderstanding should never have happened in the first place. What is the administration’s pretext to accept victory? As near as can be seen, it consists in convincing ourselves that we never had an enemy to begin with.

There are so many bons mots in this essay that I can´t begin to do them justice in three sentences, although the assertion that the Japanese in 1945 needed the A-bomb more than the Americans is bracing, to say the least. Just read Wretchard´s words, and learn.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 6/9/2013 1:11:45 PM     (No. 9367712)

FTA: The readers of this blog will remember all the posts which warned of the dangers of falsely abolishing war by redefining it as a law enforcement problem. The result, I wrote, would either grant all enemy combatants the rights of citizens or to reduce all citizens to the status of enemy combatants. It was an act of supreme intellectual dishonesty, a self-deception so obvious it was hard to see how anybody but a man of the Left could fall for it. The whole thing was a con pulled off by President Obama on a voter base so eager to see itself as intellectually sophisticated and morally superior they were willing to call a horse chestnut a horse. President Obama’s solution to the problems of the world are those of a con man. And he had no difficulty convincing his base it had no enemies, faced no unemployment, that it could look forward to free healthcare. And that it could have free Obamaphones. He forgot to say there was one problem with those phones ….

In this screwed up world there is a mountain of grist for Wretchard´s constantly revolving mill. That he lives about 14,000 miles away from me doesn´t matter. I´ll take wisdom from any source. Please, read what he has written here.

Reply 2 - Posted by: wsdiego, 6/9/2013 4:06:01 PM     (No. 9367856)

I know! Just hide your head in the sand! It will all go away! Trust me! s/o





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