But the Point Is

…that they DO.

I think we shouldn’t be seen across the country as hating the Marines,” said [Berkley Council Member Betty] Olds, who voted against last week’s proposals.

The whole country knows it and a strategic retreat won’t change it, nor the unconstitutional fact that you’ve basically authorized another group [Code Pink] as your de-facto enforcement thugs.

9 Responses to “But the Point Is”

  1. Mr. Bingley says:

    They’re not “seen” as hating Marines, because that term implies that perhaps they don’t; no, they are quite correctly known to hate them.

  2. The_Real_JeffS says:

    Once again I say, send Berkeley to North Korea.

  3. Kate P says:

    I love how they’re more concerned about image than, you know, national defense. . . and they’re still going to use that tired old “against the war but support the troops” stuff.

  4. Gunslinger says:

    “that ignited the wrath of the nation’s right wing”
    So, the nation’s left wing either agrees or can’t be arsed enough to care?

    Why the hell can’t an earthquake, mudslide, or wildfire destroy Bezerkly?

  5. “Why the hell can’t an earthquake, mudslide, or wildfire destroy Bezerkly?”
    Because the military would have to come in and risk their lives to rescue their sorry asses AND get pilloried for not getting there fast enough/the right gear/money/crying towels/ad nauseum.
    They’re SO not worth it.

  6. Dave E. says:

    Yeah, but think of all the “stuck on stupid” opportunities, THS.

  7. mojo says:

    For it’s “Tommy this” and “Tommy that”
    and “Chuck him out, the brute!”
    But it’s “Thin red line of Heros”
    when the guns begin to shoot…
    — Rudyard Kipling

  8. Dear God, mojo ~ that’s just beautiful.

  9. mojo says:

    One of his better efforts.
    If you like that, try a short story of his called
    The Village That Voted The Earth Was Flat“…

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