69 million page views

Democracy implies responsibility

Reader comment on item: Israel's Unnecessary War

Submitted by Pavel (United States), Jul 18, 2006 at 11:32

Once a moron – always a moron. "Micromanagement" of military actions by Peretz reminds me of another "brilliant" amateur – McNamara. Unlike our moron, McNamara was Berkley educated "round head" (IQ of 165) with planning and managing "gradual" and "proportional" response to Vietcong. You all know how it all ended. A captain, who accidentally gets his leg run-over by his own tank! What a brilliant commander.

But my point is – Israel is a democracy, so, the citizens are responsible for the leaders they elect, not unlike Arabs of Palestine. Now Arabs are teaching them a lesson. Hope they teach them good not to entrust their lives and lives of the children to labor union bosses and crooked polititians.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Democracy implies responsibility by Pavel

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2022 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)