Hayworth FAIL

Chris Dierkes

Chris Dierkes (aka CJ Smith). 29 years old, happily married, adroit purveyor and voracious student of all kinds of information, theories, methods of inquiry, and forms of practice. Studying to be a priest in the Anglican Church in Canada. Main interests: military theory, diplomacy, foreign affairs, medieval history, religion & politics (esp. Islam and Christianity), and political grand bargains of all shapes and sizes.

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7 Responses

  1. Jaybird says:

    Did you not stay after the closing credits?

    The saturation bombing resulted in significant resources being freed. Once the dog was out of the manger, the people who had a much more legitimate claim to the resources were able to improve the quality of life for millions.Report

  2. Matthew Schmitz says:


  3. North says:

    Maybe he’s hoping he can land some hot Nav’i chick?Report

  4. Nob Akimoto says:

    In fairness, there’s the whole “Na’vi are savage natives blahblahblahblahblahblah” narrative and how the movie is actually a tragedy meme that’s been going around….Report

  5. Trumwill says:

    Nob, got some links? That sounds like something I have to read but something that’s also taking place in a corner of the sphere I don’t care to wade through.Report

    • Nob Akimoto in reply to Trumwill says:

      I wish I did, but trying to find them again would entail going back through that horrible section of the sphere…However, I suppose a cursory googling of “anti-military” and “avatar” will give you some idea of why it might not be such a bad thing to paint your opponent as part of the na’vi, at least for the crowd that shows up to vote in Republican primaries.Report

  6. Nob Akimoto says:

    From a purely meta view by the way, I think the accusation does kind of work…

    McCain is like Jake Sully in that he’s an honorable warrior that’s gone to Washington and gone “native” betraying his People (the Conservatives) or something…Report