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Response to sabrina 1 (Reply #72)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 08:21 PM

111. I'm always glad to hear your opinion of me.

It keeps you nice and busy, and that's always good. Idle hands, as they say...

Do you actually believe that it is possible in the United States to charge a former President and his staff with war crimes? It is not possible to do that. No sane person would ever attempt such a thing. As much as I'd enjoy seeing GWB sitting on a witness stand in his own trial, I'm not naive enough to thing such a thing could ever take place.

Life is reality. Those who seek fantasy will generally be disappointed. No US President will be charged with any such thing, especially since Congress approved the terrible attacks on Iraq and Afghanistan. Was it wrong? Of course it was. But, wasting your time trying to imagine that such a thing will happen is as futile as thinking that replying to me on DU will affect my participation here. Neither will happen.

Am I not good at snark? That may well be. You have said so, and must think it to be true. Do you truly suppose I will modify my participation because you think I do not do snark well? I suppose you do, just as you suppose that it is even conceivable that a US President will be brought up on charges for military actions approved by Congress.

Well, dream on. And please, by all means, continue to share your negative opinion of me. My shoulders are broad, and can easily bear such a light weight, despite my advancing years.

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