Fiddling While Rome Burns
Carthago Delenda Est
"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
I'd support militarizing it. Only if we pull the troops from overseas.
I just think we should use our head a bit more. The war on drugs was lost back when Elvis was in charge. This country needs to legalize, tax, have a rehab system, quit throwing pot smokers in prisoners into criminal university. I dont get why we as a country insist on sticking with stuff that dont work, all the time.
God Bless the Marine Corps.
- Colonel Paul YinglingNobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.
Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.
All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.