Daniel Greenfield article: With Blood on Their Hands

An excellent article, well worth reading in its entirety.

Perhaps a bit tangential, I really liked appreciated these short paragraphs:

Muslim hearts and minds are the obsession of the policymakers of the dying West, but who cares about the hearts and minds of the men and women who ride Chinooks into danger zones, run marathons in cities where aspiring Chechen boxers feel marginalized and work in skyscrapers that Muslim students fly past on the way from Boston, except on Election Day?

“Under the current Rules of Engagement, if the enemy fires on you then runs behind a rock,” Karen Vaughn told a press that was busy pressing its fingers into its ears as deep as they could go, “when he pops his head out from behind the rock, you’re not allowed to engage him unless you can verify that he has not laid his gun down… in other words you must be fired on twice.”

It’s all a sad commentary on America’s current situation. The article speaks of the blood on Lady Macbeth’s hands that could not be washed away. What about the blood also on the hands of our “low information voters?” Do they – will they – realize it’s there? That it reeks of their shame? If they do, will they care?

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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2 Responses to Daniel Greenfield article: With Blood on Their Hands

  1. FX Phillips says:

    Agreed Dan.

    Those who put Obama in his current have much to answer for.

    • FX Phillips says:

      That would be:

      Those who put Obama in his current position have much to answer for.

      Can’t quite figure if it’s slow fingers or slow brains.

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