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Of Arms and the Man

DSMicheal Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:14 PM
4 in benghazi + one in fast and furious compared to how many dead Americans in Iraq? Does everyone know that Romney had the same foreign policy advisers as George W. Bush?
DSMicheal Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:14 PM
Dupes will respond with "Five who died for a political agenda and several thousands who died to free millions."

Millions were freed from Saddam; but how should this eight year Republican social engineering have been paid for???

Here's what the Republican party would put on the tombstones of the thousands American soldiers who were killed in Iraq --- "These American soldiers were the errand boys for the United Nations and fought the Valiant fight in Iraq. Hooorrah!"
If William Shakespeare were still with us, he would have found his Othello. David Petraeus is not the darkly handsome Moor of the Bard's tale, but a pallor, highly-decorated officer, a nerdy-looking guy with a comb-over. However, like the Moor, he fuses monumental courage with human frailty. Public stature often stands on clay feet. It's the rest of us who put the marble sculpture of celebrity on its pedestal.

In spite of all the splendid attributes of competence, dignity and self-respect that accompanied the honorable and valiant Othello in his military career, he was merely mortal, an easy victim of...