In The New York Post, Ralph Peters asks us to “Sit back and press the memory button”, something the media never does when it comes to the War on Terror:
Pop quiz: Which issue matters more to America’s future: the remarkable progress made in Afghanistan, or the disappearance of a teenager in Aruba?
Obviously, the latter. Over the past month, TV news has devoted more airtime to a missing girl than to Afghanistan and Iraq combined. It took the loss of a special operations helicopter and the 16 personnel aboard to get our Afghan success story back in the headlines