... is the sound of goalposts being moved as, back here, commenter "anonymous" plays the humanitarian card to defend Operation Afghan Adventure:
FYI - we are in Afghanistan to protect it's [sic] people from the Taliban and aid it's [sic] reconstruction.
OK, that's noble enough, but then I'm puzzled by previous commenter "surecure" in that same comments thread:
Cynic, enjoy the freedoms that so many soldiers' deaths has [sic] bought you.
So which is it, then? Are Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan dying for our safety and security, or only for that of the Afghanis? Gosh, but it's confusing when you don't quite have your story straight.