ScrappleFace » Bush Orders Iraq Troop Surge to Find Consensus

Saturday, January 06, 2007
ScrappleFace » Bush Orders Iraq Troop Surge to Find Consensus: "The president will reportedly tell the American people that 'the U.S. military is the greatest fighting force the world has ever seen, and therefore I have confidence in their ability to discover a political solution.'"
From the rest of this note, I suspect I'm taking Scott "out of context", but I think he's got a good point here whether he meant it or not. At least, it's my observation that there's mnothing like a good military ass-kicking to get a political solution.

1 comments:

David Thomson said...

"At least, it's my observation that there's mnothing like a good military ass-kicking to get a political solution."

The historical evidence makes this abundantly clear. Violence is often initially required before the political process can be effective. It is utopian wishful thinking to conclude otherwise.