From: J. Forster (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 02 2003 - 10:56:34 PST
Patrick Jankowiak wrote:
> The heck with somalia. Vile people, we should not have bothered. Let them kill
> each other, that's what they want to do anyway. Instead of wasting (my tax)
> money on Africa, haiti?, or any other worthless place which is likely to be
> only a drain on resources, why not build a spaceplane. An MV.
As I remember, the Somalia mess was largely media (TV) driven. They showed video
every night and goaded the government into action. It also may have been a case
of one administration wanting to leave a tar baby for the new one.
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