Ed Driscoll

Does The War On Terror Equal Vietnam?

Found via Protein Wisdom, Joe Katzman writes that yes it does:

Over the past 4 years, an uncountable deluge of commenters have compared the war we’re in, explicitly or implicitly, to Vietnam. The analogy snakes through the war like a main circuit cable, plugged straight into the New Class.

So lately, I’ve been thinking: What if they’re right? And, more recently, “I think they are.”

Just not in the way they imagine. Consider…

Read the rest, which Joe was nice enough to end with a link to my “South Park Conservatives” piece on Tech Central Station.

Joe writes:

The current war may indeed be Vietnam redux. The Left erroneously assumes that it will therefore be on the winning side.

I wouldn’t be so sure.

I think it’s safe to assume that Don Surber agrees with him.