Blog Credo

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Monday, February 27, 2012

Can We Leave Yet?

When someone invades a country, makes the rubble bounce and destroys the existing state, it is good form to stay and repair some of the damage that one did.

Ten years after the fact, however, maybe it's time to cut one's losses and go home.

Thing One was born the day after 9/11.  He will be in high school before we leave that benighted country.

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