Sunday, October 08, 2006

Nuclear North Korea

This will be an interesting study in Republican hypocrisy.

We said Iraq had WMD.

Iraq said, No we don't.

We said "We don't believe you." So we invaded Iraq, overthrew their government, failed to find any WMD, failed to replace it with a more stable, democratic government, lost the lives of 3000 American soldiers, have a standing army of 140,000 soldiers baby-sitting a paper-tiger Iraqi government while we cower in Saddam Hussein's former palace in the "Green Zone".

North Korea says "We already have nukes! Don't believe us? Come see for yourselves!"

Have we invaded North Korea? Nope. This weekend they even anounced they had tested a nuke. Will we invade them? Nope!


Because we have the bulk of our troops tied down in a relentless rotation of meaningless slaughter in Irag, that has nothing at all to do with 9/11 or terror, but fulfills a personal, presidential vendetta of cowboy diplomacy while ignoring the larger strategic goals of long-term justice, impartiality, bridge-building and cooperation with people who disagree with us.

I'm SOO GLAD that we can claim moral superiority over the rest of the world.


Heather said...

I wish Japan would wipe them off the face of the planet.

I suspect they may still have some pent-up rage at having the A-bomb dropped on them.

A man with hair that hideous needs to be put out of his misery.

emawkc said...

So... do you think we should invade the NOKS?

Xavier Onassis said...

Heather - It would have to be Japan or anyone other than us. I was just baffled listing to Bush say that it was "unacceptable" and that "the world will respond". With what? How? He is totally flinging bullshit and the entire world knows it. There isn't a goddamn thing we can do about it because he has us bogged down in places we shouldn't be.

You know, in poker, once someone calls your bluff and can see that you have an empty hand, to go on bluffing is just embarassing.

WORLD: "You don't have anything."
BUSH: "Yes I do."
WORLD: "I can see your cards. No, you don't."
BUSH: "Yes I do."
WORLD: "Look, I have three of a kind, you have NOTHING. I win."
BUSH: "No you don't."
WORLD: "The pot is MINE!"
BUSH: "No it isn't."

Emaw - Do you mean this?

If so, I had no idea this even existed until I googled it. Now I'll probably have to check it out. Thanks. That's just what I need. One more addiction.

Oh, and if that wasn't what you were talking about, then I have no fucking idea what you are talking about.

emawkc said...

Sorry about that, XO. I obviously meant to type NORKS (as in "North Koreans") but I fat-fingered (no homo?) the keyboard.

I tried to delete and repost, but you're precious blogger beta wouldn't let me delete (bloody elitist!).

Heather said...

I'm still not entirely sold on beta blogger...

Echele said...

Yeah, what a freaking mess....