Since you're reading this, you obviously have a computer and an internets connection and are not living under a rock, so you've probably heard that Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi is no more; he's an ex-terrorist; he has assumed room temperature (OK, desert temperature); he is no longer self-propelled; and has generally ceased to be. Honestly, if you can't find a link to the story on your own, put your 'puter back in the box and take it back to Wal-Mart, 'cause it ain't for you.
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My morning commute was brightened by the news of Zarqawi's demise, and I made up and sang several songs to commemorate the event (ie: "Ding Dong! The Bitch is Dead! DingDong the Evil Bitch is Dead!" and it went downhill from there).
Remarkably, the festering leftard on the other side of the cube wall uttered not a word today. Eerily quiet. I like it.
So anyway, I hop in to the Mighty SportsWagon for the evening commute and eventually found myself listening to NPR. The cracker-jack staff over at National Peoples Radio dug up a couple of "experts".
The first was a 27 year old
idiot savant terrorism expert who's hobby is monitoring terrorist web sites / message boards. His take was that al Quaeda was rejoicing over al-Zarqawi's martyrdom, and that Zarqawi's death will be a rallying point for the terrorists.
The second was a supremely annoying french woman (I know, redundancy alert) who was pimping the theory that Zarqawi was either a minor terrorist player that Amerikkka put forth and promoted to put a face on terrorism, or he never existed at all, and was just a PsyOp run by the Pentagon.
National Peoples Radio's position was that nothing has changed with Zarqawi's death, it's still a quagmire of doom and all GWB's fault.
The "PsyOp" theories are getting a lot of play on the left end of the blogosphere tonight.
Wankers. Wankers, one and all. No one ever said that whacking al-Zarqawi would be the end of the terrorist, no one expects them to just pack up and go home now that he's dead. But look at the bright side: al-Zarqari is dead! Sure, there are plenty more out there who think like Zarqawi did, but we can kill them, too.
Until they stop.
We didn't ask for this fight, but we will finish it.
Late again, tired I am. More soon.