They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Michael Ignatieff goes to war on bad people

Michael Ignatieff, one of 11 Liberals seeking the federal party leadership, defended his stand on Canada's mission in Afghanistan as the group prepares for a second debate.

Michael Ignatieff says Canadian troops are in Afghanistan at the request of the Afghan people.

.... He said Canadians need to take a leadership role in the world, and spread democracy and responsible government in places that have been ruled by tyrants, he said Friday on the eve of the second debate in Moncton, N.B. Read more

db: Let's get the tryrants and spread responsible government and democracy. Lets just get the tyrants - excluding US friends, client states, energy rich despots who play the game our way, enemies of our enemies or countries that can fight back. Whilst always bearing in mind that today's enemy [tyrant] can become tomorrow's friend [reformer] - and vice versa - if the UK/US says so. Michael Ignatieff is just so exciting - we all want to be Canadian now.