Marie Larf says this isn't a "war on terrorism," and also isn't a "preemptive war" against potential future terrorist attacks, because Shut Up That's Why.
On twitter -- and I'm going to package this for a post -- I'm riffing on this being America's perfect Gnostic Moment, in which it is clear that we are currently living in an unreality created for us by the Gods of Television.
"Reality" is just another word for "what we see on TV." "Reality TV" has become a redundancy.
When I see this particular State Dept spokeswoman...I think of a made up character that is on Saturday Night Live...pretending to be a spokesperson for the State Department. Nothing against female spokespeople, Dana Perino was very good at her job...I just cannot get past those glasses and the deer in the headlights look all over her face ...