If O’Hannigan can point to his having published an article prior to the Iraq invasion that predicted deliberate Muslim fratricide, I’ll take his criticisms of the Administration more seriously. As it is, they simply seem to form another example of 20-20 hindsight.
He questions “…whether people in the president’s inner circle learned lessons from…the etymology of the word ‘assassin’”? OK, it comes from hashish — but what point is that supposed to make?
Dubya can be effectively criticized for being too “nice’ to Islam; for failing to hit Syria and Iran; for not firing General Zinni on January 21, 2001; and probably for many other things. I don’t see how he can be criticized for failing to use the Palantir to foresee Muslims killing Muslims in order to embarrass the USofA.p>In fact, on re-reading O’Hannigan’s effort, the whole article fails to hang together, and looks like a patch job of multiple rants pasted up for AmSpec.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?