Feith-Based Initiative

I just now saw Douglas Feith on The Daily Show saying: “The war has been longer and bloodier and costlier than anybody hoped.” At first I wondered: that sounds odd – why “hoped” rather than “predicted”? But then I realised the question answers itself: if he’d said “predicted” the counterexamples would be too easy to come by.

, ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes