Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Quote of the Day

comes courtesy of Reuters, and is a Taliban spokesman's response to Obama's latest plan to reach out to the "moderate" Taliban:

"They have to go and find the moderate Taliban, their leader and speak to them. This is a lunatic idea," Mujahid said by telephone from an unknown location."

Question of the day: if the Taliban is organized enough to have a "spokesman," why wasn't the holy trinity of Bush, Rumsfeld, and Cheney able to defeat them?