Over at Daimnation, Mark C. veritably swoons over the military brilliance of Charles "Dr. Strangebrain" Krauthammer:
"...Bring in a completely neutral observer -- a Martian -- and point out to him that the United States is involved in two hot wars against radical Islamic insurgents."
Carefully conceal from that Martian, however, how that same United States was bestest friends with the former leader of the country involved in one of those "hot wars," how that same United States ignored painfully direct warnings about the terrorist attack that led to one of those "hot wars," how that same United States figured one of those "hot wars" would be a "cakewalk" and over in, oh, six months tops, and how that same United States spent the next several years fabricating one flagrant falsehood after another regarding things like how one of those "hot wars" involved al-Qaeda, WMDs, yellowcake from Niger, and ... and ...
I'm sorry, I've totally lost my train of thought. Where were we going with this?