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One cannot help but notice that every time Michael O’Hanlon speaks, his hole gets deeper. On the anniversary of the disastrous War & Occupation he enabled, O’Hanlon has continuously popped-up in various interviews determined to Out-Lieberman the competition.

He’s tried whiny:

“I was getting on average three to five calls a day for interviews about the war” in the first years, said Michael E. O’Hanlon, a senior fellow on national security at the Brookings Institution. “Now it’s less than one a day.”

Now he’s just going with banality. Sitting on a dais with fellow surge-lovers Fred Kagan & Ken Pollack, naturally at the American Enterprise Institute, O’Hanlon pulled this out of his hind end:

These people did two things that I think would have made Vince Lombardi proud. One, they stuck with it, and they persevered through difficult times. And two, they stayed focused on fundamentals.

I love the bon mots to people that never fought in the nightmare of Iraq, praising themselves for the actual work others have to do with their messes: "they stuck with it" and "they persevered" meaning Fred Kagan, Ken Pollack and Michael O’Hanlon. What cretinous a-hole behavior. Thousands of American kids, and tens of thousands of Iraqis have died or had their lives ruined — while these three have rolled in the cash of their pundit lifestyle.

But more than that, the silly and habitual uses of sports analogies. Besides, I always thought Lombardi’s strategy involved more than running out the clock, throwing money on the field and leaving the problem for the next coach to clean up. I certainly don’t remember any of the 1960s Packers being killed or leaving limbs on the gridiron. And I certainly don’t think of Moqtada Al-Sadr as the Dick Butkus of Iraq.

But most of all, Lombardi coached the football team Michael, not the cheerleaders.

Shorter Micheal O’Hanlon:

Wanking isn’t everything, It’s the only thing.

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