Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
November 4, 2002
WAR: Where's The Glory?

I love this picture of what little remains of the car carrying an Al Qaeda operative that was blasted by a CIA drone in Yemen. It looks like the Jawas' camp after it was vaporized by the stormtroopers in Star Wars. I forget now who wrote it, but it reminds me of a point one commentator made months ago - that it must be particularly dispiriting to our enemies, but is particularly just, that they be put to death in the most impersonal manner possible, preferably by some guy operating a drone from a comfortable office somewhere, making mock of their pretensions to glory.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:33 PM | War 2002-03 | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)
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