I usually don’t give a whole bunch of time to the Sun Times, mostly because I’ve found it to be somewhat shakey as a source during the Clinton years, and never went back. But Mark Steyn is giving me cause to reconsider this.
Bush critics live in their own worlds :
Steyn looks at such people as Wayne Madsen, and says:
“”Our military men and women,” he insisted, ”were downing turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and non-alcoholic beer at a time when most people would be eating eggs, bacon, grits, home fries, and toast.” Warming to his theme, Madsen continued, ”The abysmal and sycophantic Washington and New York press corps seems to have completely missed the Thanksgiving ‘breakfast dinner.’ Chalk that up to the fact that most people in the media never saw a military chow line or experienced reveille in their lives. So it would certainly go over their heads that troops would be ordered out of bed to eat turkey and stuffing before the crack of dawn.”
Madsen’s column, ”Wag The Turkey,” arose, it quickly transpired, from reading too much into an a.m./p.m. typo in a Washington Post story and an apparent inability to follow complex technicalities like time zones.”
Great stuff, and worth the read.