The President's Classicist, Victor Davis Hanson, thinks the National Intelligence Estimate shows that Iran's inability to realize its nuclear ambitions is but one of the many fruits of our wise invasion of Mesopotamia.
As presumably is Libya's failure to send a manned mission to Mars. The scholarly world awaits Hanson's magisterial essay demonstrating that Xerxes turned tail on learning of Athens threat to weaponize Democritus' atomic theory.
Proof that intelligent prose still sprouts through the mould in National Review's in-box, comes from Charles Bork, a Yalie famed for following the Harvard salient for spring breaks in Afghanistan, whose essay examining the corellation of falling vemouth concentrations in Maritinis and the decline of Western Civilization is a Must Read :
It is not for the faint of heart, as it alludes to Ohio vermouth and Amish Gin, either calculated to reduce waterboarding to the status of a Humanist sacramental. As a counterexample to this horror, out of duty to the Geneva Convention I must reveal a Swiss Secret of State--the 13th blade of the Swiss Navy Knife.
Devised by the death-dealing Gnomes of Zurich, It is designed to remove pips from unpeeled beerenauslese grapes prior to their being immersed like olives in seven centiliters of supercooled Willamine Morand, or other echt birengeist .
Once the grape freezes and splits, the supernatant liquid is poured into a chilled martini glass, and served to a potential belligerent, who is thereby deterred without recourse to the fleet of Helvetian Confederation nuclear missile submarines lurking in Lac Leman.
National Review Online asks its assembled pundits :
"There is rioting in Sudanese streets calling for the death of a woman over a teddy bear named Mohammed.
What can we in the West possibly do with this — nationally, individually? How do we help? What must we learn from it?"
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