Like the ideology of communism, Islamic radicalism is elitist, led by a self-appointed vanguard that presumes to speak for the Muslim masses. Bin Laden says his own role is to tell Muslims, quote, "what is good for them and what is not." And what this man who grew up in wealth and privilege considers good for poor Muslims is that they become killers and suicide bombers. He assures them that his -- that this is the road to paradise -- though he never offers to go along for the ride.--Last Thursday by George Bush, a man who grew up in wealth and privilege who...well, you can finish the thought for me.
OK, you're right. That last bit was unfair. Bush will fly out to aircraft carriers off the coast of San Diego and dress up in the armaments of battle. Mission accomplished!