Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Tuff Enuff?

Veteran Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen speculates that President Obama may lack the backbone to be President. He also uncorks with this howler:
The war in Afghanistan is eminently more winnable than was Vietnam. The Taliban is far from universally liked or admired.
Eminently more winnable? The Viet Cong, architects of the Hue massacre, and Stalinist North Vietnam were, by implication, "universally liked [and] admired?" One hardly knows what to say.

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