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About as 'surgical' as a chainsaw

To be honest, I'm not sure why everyone is surprised at the news that Bush's plan for Iran would be all-out war and not those so-called "surgical strikes" that were rumored to be on the table. Don't get me wrong, any attack on Iran is definitely one of those ideas that makes one question the sanity of those making policy decisions but from a logistics stand point its not really that much of a surprise. Anyone who knows anything about military logistics knows that that "surgical" terminology is a bit of a misnomer, because in order to conduct such strikes, there are layers of defenses that have to dealt with in order to ensure that the objective can be reached and targeted successfully.

Then again, we are talking about the Bush administration here. If the plans they drew up for Iraq are any indication, a war with Iran would be just as much, if not more, of a catastrafuck than our previous attempt to bring democracy to a Muslim nation.

(Filed at State of the Day)