Yet Another Graphomaniacs Compendium
Sunday, February 10, 2002

When the scribes on all the people shove and bawl allegiance to the state.


Every blogger in the known universe, or the ones that actually pay attention to the rest of the world, seem to be expressing an opinion on
Bush's State of the Union speech. Lets roll. Lets roll a spliff. I've no doubt the world will be a better place without the current governments of North Korea,
and Iraq, quite possibly Iran, too, although you can forgive Europeans for being a tad twitchy about the prospect of apopocalypse in the Middle
East, can't you? I hope so. Personally I think that Bush has failed completely to get it. He's as lost as the WWI generals repeatedly ordering ten of thousands
"over the top" in a vain attepmt to charge machine - guns. He's not fighting governments any more but an international
organisation. The toppling of the Taliban is presented as a huge victory, and it's is an important battle that has been won. However, in a world that
allows capital and people to move and mix freely on a global level, al-Qaeda is a moving target. Pick on other countries all you like. They are easy
targets, they don't move: but that the way to win battles, not the war: new tactics are needed for a new world, otherwise it's going to be the same as that
other drawn, out unwinnable war. The one on drugs. However, this makes a fantastic computer game scenario, so I'm not complaining.


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