Why The Neutralist? The term Isolationist implies a narrow Fortress America outlook and is used as an epithet. The term Neutralist does not indicate someone hiding out from the world. No one calls the Swiss isolationists. The Wilsonian world view is old, tired and wrong. Our interventions have been less and less successful and now the failure can no longer be covered up.
Monday, August 11, 2008
NATO Responds to Crisis
NATO announced that Georgia's application for membership has been approved as the last of that country's troops fled the national territory during the Russian Federation's last offensive.
President McCain*, in typical aggressive poseur mode, vowed to escalate the rhetoric. He has asked Glenn Reynolds to rally like minded bloggers to aim barbs at the Former Soviet Union. He did not rule out the use of terms such as Stalinist.
In other news, Chickenhawk Hall of Famer, Max Boot called for allowing grammar school dropouts to enlist directly as NCOs to make up for the shortfall in petty officers serving in Afghanistan.
*If necessary, substitute Obama here