Thursday, April 20, 2006

Failure "Not an Option"???

Baby Doc said yesterday that "failure is not an option" in Iraq...

Yeah, okay... So who's going to clue the little fucker that it's way too late to be making rash statements like that? The failure has already occurred. Our actions have plunged Iraq into a civil war from which it is extremely unlikely any unifying central government of, by and for the Iraqis will emerge victorious.

Other famous losers in history probably said the same thing: George Armstrong Custer on the bare hills above the Little Big Horn River at the Battle of the Greasy Grass; General Corwallis on the morning before the Battle of Yorktown; Henri Navarre at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu.

Notice any similarities there? These are three notable examples where the losers in the battles were also on the losing side in the judgment of history. And history will show -- if we can survive our own species-suicidal instincts and our pell-mell rush to apocalypse -- that Baby Doc will also be on the losing side in the judgment of history.

Not that he really gives a shit. "History? We don't know. We'll all be dead," as he famously said to Bob Woodward.

2 Comments:

drainbamage said...

What is the definition of insanity? Something about doing the same thing over and expecting different results?

Hmmmm

Vigilante said...

This blog should resume. Your voice is needed.