Jonathan Schwarz uses the Obama Rules calculus and discovers that, by the president’s own blood-and-iron logic, “Afghans are now permitted to kill 14,000 Americans.”
This is exactly the kind of “resolute action” that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton demanded of their Pakistani clients: Pakistani Military Killing Fleeing Swati Civilians (Antiwar.com). We hope that history records it with their other high and worthy deeds.
Feast of the Victors
As we all know, you never take any options “off the table” when you’re doing “whatever it takes” to advance your interests in the “clash of civilizations.” From the Guardian: How Neanderthals met a grisly fate: devoured by humans. Looks like we began as we meant to go on.
Annals of Liberation
From McClatchy: Iraq’s once-envied health care system lost to war, corruption. Thousands upon thousands upon thousands of needless deaths, and endless seas of needless suffering. Or as Nuremberg prosectuor Robert H. Jackson put: “To initiate a war of aggression, therefore, is not only an international crime; it is the supreme international crime differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole.”