FIGHTING is BLOODY but AFGHANISTAN can NOW
ENJOY a TOUCH of EQUAL-OPPORTUNITIES CULTURE
From Wall Street to
Kabul, Stupidity reigns Supreme
is no barrier to STUPIDITY is a fact of life and a
WARNING from HISTORY.
THAT brains is no
bar to stupidity brings us naturally to British
policy in the Middle East. In Baghdad, Brown's
agreement to leave next year was reached against an
accompaniment of exploding bombs and wailing sirens.
On Afghanistan, his
latest declaration of British aims, had it been made
when our troops first arrived, might seem merely
circumstances -six years later! -It is
stupidity on stilts. And yet even that verdict is
NOTE how easily
BROWN has assumed the mantle of TONY BLAIR'S taste
for FABRICATION. HE boasts of a HUGE
SUCCESS -actually the recapture of a small town lost
to the Taliban. On and on he rambled about how our
troops are 'isolating and elimination and rooting
out' the insurgents
Yet the insurgents
AFTER SIX YEARS
number of Jihadists from all over the Muslim world
remain established in their training camps in
For Brown to talk about any 'win'
against terrorism in the wake of the Mumbai massacre
is to outrage common sense and insult his audience.
His tale of political 'successes' in
Afghanistan reads like a parody.
He boasts of the
number of women MPs in Afghanistan's virtually
powerless parliament. And we shall tackle the
high literacy rate among Afghan women.
[SO THAT IS WHAT
OUR TROOPS ARE DYING FOR]
Indeed, Britain, we shall also
provide loans to encourage small business
start-ups with special reference to women
SO THIS IS WHAT
OUR TROOPS HAVE APPARENTLY BEEN DYING FOR
The fighting may be bloody, but
Afghanistan can now enjoy a touch of
THIS MUST BE A
BOOST TO THE MORALE OF THE TROOPS UNDER FIRE .
On the wider issues, he insists that
Afghans themselves 'must be persuaded' to take the
lead in improving national and local government.
MUST! HOW? AT THE
BARREL OF A GUN?
tempted to cry after every silly sentence in his
long, silly statement
'AFTER SIX YEARS!'
He does not even tackle the rising
threat to our troops' supplies passing through the
The trucks hired in Pakistan which do
get through must pay bribes to insurgents
controlling the area. We have the grotesque position
THAT WE BOTH FUND AND FIGHT
This is an
unwinnable war, creating more jihadists than it can
ever eliminate It continues because
politicians do not have the guts to admit
THEY WERE WRONG
PATIENCE HAS ITS LIMITS.
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