They tried to change the world by force, only to our make things worse.
With Snobama & Co., we may suffer the NeoLibs,
who claim they can change the world by talk. They are also likely to make it even worse.
And why is that? Simply because each misunderstood Teddy Roosevelt’s tried and true method;
“have always been fond of the West African proverb: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far”
Each one of those simpletons confined themselves to one part of this sentence.
The NeoCons prefer the Big Stick.
By relying on force, they hope that dictators would marshal those pesky Ragheads into accepting whatever diktat suited the great and good. Their “New Middle East” would continue to witness Arafat’s lies and deceits, Mubarak’s grip on power, and Bashar’s bloody dictatorship… Whatever you do, please do it quietly as long as you’re willing to sign a “peace” treaty with
The NeoLibs prefer the Soft Talk.
By relying on suasion, they hope that those pesky Camel Jockeys would herd themselves into a less confrontational stance. They will soon propose their own “Improved Middle East”, with restless, messy states, mis-governed by smallish strongmen who will carry on our great tradition of sectarian strife… Whatever you do, please do it quietly as long as you’re fighting away from
It is a wonder that no one ever tried a less dogmatic approach to the
“Those who would give up Essential
Or maybe those simpletons think that freedom can be “walled in”. So I will put it in plain English; our Freedom and your "Essential Liberty" are intertwined, and our "Temporary Safety" and your security are deeply linked…
Quand on est Con...
Those who ignore it will let either NeoCon’s or NeoLib’s lead the
No wonder few Arabs can really see “change we can believe in”.
[Snobama] effectively told the Iraqis once again that they weren't worth anything to
Someone please call the Pottery Barn!