Years ago, I noticed that in US public discourse, it's normal for all sides to be wrong.
Take Trump's decision to not retaliate against Iran for shooting down a reconnaissance drone.
Apparently I am the only person on earth--besides Trump, Putin, and the people involved--who knows that Trump inflicted the worst military defeat on Russian in the entire history of the United States.
On February 7, 2018, near Deir Ezzor, Syria, we completed destroyed a Russian assault battalion called a Mobile Detachment Combat Group.
Three motorized infantry companies in infantry fighting vehicles, ten main battle tanks, six self-propelled howitzers, one grenade-launcher platoon, one mortar platoon, one antitank-gun platoon, one flamethrower platoon, and one heavy machine-gun platoon.
Only one tank and one armored vehicle were left.
Two infantry companies died instantly, according to the survivors.
This was RUSSIA, not Iran.
" Carlon's guess is as good as anyone's, and it's at least based on Iran's rhetoric and their current capabilities. "
2) Carlton "guessing" is as good as Trump's KNOWING?
3) Carlton's "guessing" based on IRAN's rhetoric?
4) Carlton's "guessing" based on Iran's "current capabilities?"?"
5) A Counterattack "plausibily deniable?
AND, the Piece of Resistance....
6) Best not to "guess" too much about "those" kinds of things?
Are you the "Q"?
Those who label words as violence do so with the sole purpose of justifying violence against words.