Sunday, April 18, 2010


Afghanistan. Beale Street Landing.

Similarities? How about:
  • It seemed like a good idea in 2002.
  • The original need has long since gone away.*
  • It drags on and on, with costs mounting.
  • We've invested so much, we can't pull out now.
  • Our stubborn pride.

See more discussion in today's Commercial Appeal.

* OBL's hideout / Those big riverboat cruises.