Sunday, March 10, 2013

Unintended consequences


And double wow.


SiGraybeard said...

I want to elevate the first one to double wow and the second to OMG. I don't think I've read anything that so deeply shocked and saddened me.

It is truly over. The grand arc of Western Civilization dies here and now.

"The Gods of the copy book headings
With terror and slaughter return"

Overload in Colorado said...

Ummm, didn't both the colonial British and 80s Russians fail to win in Afghanistan?

Counter example. How many died in the falklands war vs nuking Buenos Aires? Or, to use an example from the original article: how many did we lose in the cold war vs nuking the USSR?

Overload in CO