Sunday, April 01, 2007

Line o' the Day

Mark Steyn on Britain's Carter-esque response to Iran's snatch-and-grab of its fifteen sailors:

...the Royal Navy operates under rules of engagement designed by distant fainthearts with an eye to the polite fictions of "international law": If you're in a ''warship,'' you can't wage war. If you're in a ''destroyer,'' don't destroy anything. If you're in a "frigate," you're frigging done for...

More for the fainthearts to worry about: if this is how the Iranians behave without nukes, fasten your seat-belts.

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