But wait, isn't 'man-caused' a little sexist? Shouldn't it be 'person-caused' or 'societal-caused? How about a compromise--'Bush-caused'. That would surely send some tingles.
And take a look at this, from the interview:
Napolitano: In some ways, the problem in Europe is greater than in the United States. But the questions are the same. How do you identify a youth who is susceptible to becoming radicalized? How do you work with that youth, his family and community to give them alternatives to radicalization?Evidently there's now a social outreach group embedded within DHS to help look after
SPIEGEL: Would you characterize such social measures as a task of your agency?
Napolitano: Yes. In fact, we have group within my agency, the civil liberties group, and they have a focus right now on that issue.
Whew. So, recapping here, since Obama was inaugurated America has closed Gitmo without any place to put the 9/11 attackers (only to have the 9/11 attackers crow even more about their feat); restricted the use of the term "enemy combatant" in reference to
Both Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein were quoted as saying they operated under the premise that America was a paper tiger. But can we even call ourselves that anymore? Paper is now seen as harmful and tiger is waaayy too aggressive and mean-spirited. How about "flimsy kittens"? That'll really disarm them.