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Fighting the Last War

Pat2387 Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 10:48 AM
"Where were you people four years ago when we were running him?"--- Well, speaking for myself, I was out campaigning for Bob Bahr. Not this year. I will be supporting Romney.
In a fast-changing world, a common mistake is to keep fighting the last war.

For example, why would Republicans support sending more troops to Afghanistan, when that war was long over, or helping topple Moammar Gadhafi, who had become an ally in the war on terrorism? Some Republicans seem to support all military deployments just out of habit.

For years after the 9/11 terrorist attack on America, Democrats hysterically bemoaned any military action, especially in Iraq. They claimed to have many precious objections, but the truth was, they thought we deserved the attack -- or at best, both sides were at...