Myron called me yesterday at two to tell me to turn on the TV. Myron, as you may recall is a high school dropout and self made millionaire with flaming red hair and a temper to match.
“What station?” I asked.
“Matters not,” said Myron, “Any news station will do.”
I turned on PBS in time to watch Secretary of Defense, Bob Gates, being raked over the coals by a bipartisan bunch from the Senate for our inaction in East Yehupits. Jim DeMint (R-SC) put it clearly on the line.
“Mr. Gates,” he said, “with active wars in Iraq and Pakghanistan, some sort of war in Libya and now evidence of covert drone strikes in Yemen, my constituents and I want to know why we are not bombing in East Yehupits.” “Do we not have enemies hidden in East Yehupits, Mr. Gates?”
“I honestly don’t know, Senator,” replied Gates.
“We have enemies all over the globe and we are bombing nearly everywhere Mr. Gates, and you’re saying we can’t find anyone worth bombing in East Yehupits?” “That seems unlikely to me and to my constituents.”