Monday, February 27, 2006

Quote of the Day

This is why I read Lileks on a daily basis
TiVo gave me “Air Force One,” which I saw but mostly forgot – what’s to remember, really? But it’s fun ... It has Harrison Ford as the President, which seems natural ... Cut to President Solo, giving a speech that puts forth a new American policy towards terrorists and terror-enabling states:
Peace isn't merely the absence of conflict, but the presence of justice. Never again will I allow our political self-interest to deter us from doing what we know to be morally right. Atrocity and terror are not political weapons. And to those who would use them, your day is over. We will never negotiate. We will no longer tolerate and we will no longer be afraid. It's your turn to be afraid.
He is also quite physically fit AND he can fly a plane. This was the sort of person Hollywood wanted for President in 1997. Then they get one, and they completely wigged out. Ah well.


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