found drama

get oblique

more wtf.

by Rob Friesel

First, explain to me why the tiger thing ranked 3 items up from the story on al-Hashimi on Blogdex. Then explain to me why — if we’re really there on the side of law and order and the attempt to bring democracy to Iraq — why are we being so REACTIVE about everything? Unless of course our troops are too busy killing rare, captive Bengal tigers to protect a woman trying to lay the foundations of a democracy.

Oh… My bad, it wasn’t the troops — it was the Army command that decided it was more important to shoot tigers than protect the people trying to get a move on democracy. Glad to hear that all that post-9/11 talk about America always being re- instead of pro-active about this sort of thing has really stayed in everyone’s minds. Glad to hear it.

Makes these beautiful things happen though.

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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