April 8, 2004

Surprise, surprise...

The Washington Times:

Sheik Muqtada al-Sadr, the fiery Iraqi Shi'ite cleric who ordered his fanatical militia to attack coalition troops, is being supported by Iran and its terror surrogate Hezbollah, according to military sources with access to recent intelligence reports...
Gee, do you think maybe they didn't get the word, that Iraq is only a sideshow? Do you think Iran could be getting nervous, with American forces in both their eastern and western neighbors?

But wait, how stupid of me! I forgot, only Al Qaeda is important. Any pressure on peace-loving Iran is "neglecting the real war on terrorism."

Focus, we gotta focus. Hezbollah, Abu Abbas, Abu Nidal, Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood, Jemaah Islamiyah...these are distractions. We should let them grow in peace. In the dark, like mushrooms. Then they will like us and we will be safe. Safety is the most important goal of Western Civilization. Just ask a Frenchman.

Or a Democrat. You don't hear any of that foolish idealistic prating from Kerry or Kennedy. They don't talk about liberty being worth fighting for. Or shudder coming from God. Or being something we should squander our meager strength on giving to tiresome foreigners. They never propose taking risks, or boldly changing the world.

They've grown past that stage. They are mature. Cosmopolitan.

They are like the man who loved fresh air so much, he filled his whole house with it. Then sealed the windows so it couldn't escape.

Posted by John Weidner at April 8, 2004 8:16 AM
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