Quotes of the day

“But the really interesting answer was about ‘defeating’ the Osama-ites. Sure, there’s a harcore element that ‘has to be met by force alone.’ But not everyone has to to be turned into Predator flambe. To make sure new recruits don’t take the place of the fried ones, ‘the violent, hopeless future offered by Al Qaeda is outshone by different opportunities’ in Afghanistan and Pakistan.”