LT Smash on the Attack
I don't always agree with all his politics, but I really admire the way LT Smash boldly stands up for what he believes in. He is one of the few guys out there who will actually engage the opposition in a battle of wits...and comes out on top.
His latest post is where he engages Congressman Bob Filner in a town hall meeting is classic:
SMASH: Sir, I've been there --
FILNER: And you know, your brothers and sisters killed, something is wrong. ...And, you know, if we shouldn't have been in there to begin with, then it should not be incumbent on me to try to define getting out.
But I would say, that an international police force, which could keep the peace, it would -- that if we should put that in place at least --
SMASH: Led by whom, sir?
FILNER: The United Nations.
SMASH: But, who provides the troops, sir? ...Every international peace force that's ever been of any substantial size, has been led by the United States. There is no other --
FILNER: Well, you know, it doesn't have to be, because it was in the past. But, the British have shown that they want to put troops in, we've got all kinds of --
SMASH: They're already there, sir
Read the whole post. It nicely sums up what I feel is wrong with my end of the political spectrum. The congressman sounds like an earnest guy who is just flat doesn't know his ass from a