This is probably the end of the middle-game. The end-game will take at least a generation to succeed.
Blogger coverage and round-ups:
- Officer’s Club
- Margaret Friedenauer
- Threats Watch
- Glittering Eye
- Mudville Gazette
Too bad we didn’t pull the troops out before this disaster, huh?
UPDATE: Oops. Forgot that I wanted to repost this pic:
Also, I mentioned this in January but it bears repeating. Ronald Reagan said this in his first inauguration speech:
Above all we must realize that no arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have. It is a weapon that we as Americans do have. Let that be understood by those who practice terrorism and prey upon their neighbors.
I’ve got to believe that somewhere, the “Gipper” is smiling.