A new feature – each day Harry’s Place will bring you the words of wisdom from the revolutionary new medium that is the weblog. Blogs are about bringing you the incisive analysis and ‘out of the box’ thinking that boring old deadtree old/big media just doesn’t seem to deliver.
Where better to start than with the world’s number one Blogger, Instapundit, the benchmark by which others are judged, the industry standard, a man who gets 200,000 hits a day and 600 emails on a Monday.
Here are the words of wisdom on the war from the man himself today:
WHY THE RUSH TO BAGHDAD? I’ve been wondering about this. There are obvious advantages to speed, of course, but we’re moving very, very fast. I wonder if part of the reason is that we don’t think that the Iraqis — burned, as I note here by the failure of the United States to go on to Baghdad in 1991 — will trust us to go the distance unless we, well, go the distance.
Remember the old saying: if you strike at a king, you must kill him. You certainly can’t leave him as king. That’s something we need to keep in mind.
It certainly is and I have one question. Why is the BBC ignoring this issue?