Today’s Bleat is Lileks at his best.
“You’re my best daughter only and ever.”
Big hug. She looked at the TV, at the pictures of the wreckage in Turkey.
“I don wan news. I want Blues Clues.”
You know what? Michael Moore is right. There are many Americans who are ignorant of the world around them. And they’re all TV news producers.
You already read it around the web – the bombings in Turkey were a response to Britain’s assistance for toppling Saddam; what did we expect? In other words: if we fight back, we get what we deserve. If we do not fight back, and we are attacked again, you can blame it on the crimes for which we have not yet sufficiently atoned. The only proper posture for the West is supine. Curl up and let them kick until they’re spent. Give them Israel and New York and perhaps they’ll go away.
This is either going to end on their terms, or ours. Which would you prefer?
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