Bush Will Have "Significant News" In Today's Speech | Main | Bush Lays Down Political/Legal Gauntlet On 9/11 Conspirators
September 06, 2006

Pakistan Ends The Pretense; Will Protect Bin Ladin From US Troops

US forces will not be permitted in NW Pakistan to hunt bin Ladin.

And, of course, as Pakistan itself has made a peace pact with the Taliban/Al Qaeda jihadis, they won't be hunting for bin Ladin either.

Indeed, a general has stated that bin Ladin will be granted amnesty so long as he behaves like a "good citizen." A good citizen, though, in Pakistan means a terrorist.

He's recanted those statements, but I think he was speaking truthfully the first time around.

The left is crowing about this. I'm not sure why. This is a clarifying moment, and those never work out for the left.

For five years Pakistan has been playing a game with the US. Musharraf captured a few Al Qaeda here and there, but would not move against bin Ladin. He's too popular in Pakistan, home of millions of "Asian youths."

It's not as if Bush didn't know this. But, short of declaring war on Pakistan, what was he too do? A fraction of a loaf is better than no loaf at all.

But now Pakistan has annouced it will not be giving even the pretense of a fraction of a loaf.

For years, when lefties have claimed they wanted to flood troops into Northwest Pakistan and "get bin Ladin," I've asked: So, you want to go to war with Pakistan?

The question is now plainly put to them. Yes, it now appears we are, essentially, at war with Pakistan, at least if we want to continue hunting for bin Ladin.

Is the left ready for this move? For five years they've been claiming they were gung-ho to invade a very populous, jihadi-supporting, nuclear-armed state.

Was that all talk?

I want all left-wing bloggers to sign up for the invasion of Northwest Pakistan, now.

Or are they chickenhawks?

Although Allah calls this a "disaster," I don't see it as being any different than the status quo.

It's always been this way. Pakistan has finally simply stated it clearly for the world.

Update: I'm so unsurprised by the news that the left is delighting in bad news for America I didn't even bother to note it the first time 'round.

Of course they're happy bin Ladin now has a sanctuary. Why shouldn't they be? Their poltiical goals are in near-perfect alignment.

digg this
posted by Ace at 01:14 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Deplorable Jay Guevara[/i][/s][/b]: "[i]Oddly enough illegal means "not from America" s ..."

redridinghood: "https://tinyurl.com/yb7ju6oq Posted by: steevy ..."

Austin Powers: ">>>So what qualifies someone as an Intern ..."

Anna Puma (HQCaR): "This might get sporty, updating the PS3 firmware a ..."

Rodrigo Borgia: "> What's wrong with California is that it is by fa ..."

steevy: "280 Racist code words! ..."

redridinghood: "Shouting "Mexico First" hundreds in Tijuana march ..."

Deplorable Jay Guevara[/i][/s][/b]: "[i] Oddly enough illegal means "not from America" ..."

Taqyia2Me: "Starting to get real tired of the gaslighting, bos ..."

Mike Hammer, etc., etc.: "*Kicks Mike Hammer back Posted by: The Threa ..."

steevy: "278 Here is the link https://pjmedia.com/instap ..."

Gref: "272 So far the game of the year is living up to th ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64