Can you imagine Gen. "Pete" Quesada, whose IX Fighter Command carpeted northern France with dead Germans, putting out a press release to acknowledge the destruction of a guard shack? That is the inherent problem with the administration trying to convince the world that we're serious about ISIS. The world (ISIS included) knows what we look like when we're serious, and this ain't it.
Yeah. Tank columns and troop concentrations are passed up, but "SEE WHAT WE DID!" when one tank, or a truck, or an artillery piece is whacked. Serious, that is not.
Crazy, right? They don’t quite understand the world they’ve created.
They think it’s the worst thing in the whole world for Internet Tough
Guys to make death and rape threats* and also that it’s cool to joke about Bristol Palin actually being physically assaulted
by a man. Because stoopid Rethuglicans, you know? Most amusingly, they
don’t even seem to understand the contradiction. So they get really
butthurt when someone else whips up an Internet rage mob against them.
“Don’t you understand?” they seem to be crying. “We’re the good guys
here! We only take on bad people! Those Other people. That aren’t good.
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