Tag Archives: John Hinderaker

Who’s wagging whose dog?

“How much of Ukraine will the Western powers be willing to sever from that country, perhaps by plebiscite, over the heated objections of Ukraine’s government?

“Call me cynical, but I think we may soon know the answer to that question. Or possibly some seemingly unrelated concession to Putin is on the table. But I think the congruence of political interests among the relevant leaders is too strong for war to be the most likely option.”

John Hinderaker at Powerline Blog is always interesting.

Never forget

ht_gjs-wtc027_100205_ssv NYPD aerial from a collection of 9/11 aerials obtained by ABC News via a Freedom of Information request. Funny how they wanted these but continue to hide their own videos from public view.

More than eight years later, the emotion is still almost fresh. None of those people above the strike line (fire on right) had a chance.

Indeed, as John Hinderaker says, the Bush administration response was measured and restrained. Too restrained for some tastes.