Time to stop returning to Mideast folly
by J Scott Christianson, Columbia Daily Tribune Columnist
Proverbs 26:11 tells us that “like a dog returns to his vomit, so does a fool to his folly.” Gross, but true. And in the chronicles of folly, the bad decisions made in Iraq during the past four years are setting new records. So isn’t it time to ask ourselves why we continue to get it so wrong?
At each turn, our leaders seem certain of how successful the next surge, battle, constitution or election will be, but the results are rarely as predicted. Underlying all the mistakes is…