Monday, August 14, 2006

Nobody Won! Unless You Like Spilling Blood?

The various “world bleeders” scramble to their bully pulpits to proclaim victory after a month of senseless destruction in Lebanon and Israel. Here’s the list of people claiming victory on behalf of one side or the other:

President George W. Bush said Hezbollah guerillas suffered a defeat at the hands of Israel and he blamed the guerrilla group for the devastation. "There's going to be a new power in the south of Lebanon"

Prime Minister Olmert claimed success, saying the offensive eliminated the "state within a state" run by Hezbollah group and restored Lebanon's sovereignty in the south.

Hezbollah Leader Sheik Nasrallah claimed a "strategic, historic victory."

Over 1 million displaced, nearly 1,000 killed, damage in the major billions…who could declare this a success and still look in the mirror? Yep, only a World Bleeder.

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