Every mistake that supposedly intelligent men could make has been made in this war. The operation was absolutely useless, yet all the available strength of Great Britain and the United States was thrown into the task. (…) The front on which we are fighting those who actually attacked us is being “starved” and a “disaster” because the President insists on fighting on another front. Our lack of success is the “bitter fruit” of this fateful decision. The Army is being asked to do the impossible and could have been used elsewhere to secure large portions of enemy held territory. We are fighting this war just as we fought the last war, in part because the people in Washington have never actually been on the front lines.
Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Wrong War, Wrong Place, Wrong Time
It is high time for the president to get his priorities straight and understand that criticism of his policies and of the handling of the conflict is entirely valid. Thus, another war hero echoes the wise words of John Kerry: