Battlepanda: Eat Crow, Woman


Always trying to figure things out with the minimum of bullshit and the maximum of belligerence.

Friday, August 19, 2005

Eat Crow, Woman

When you are wrong, egregiously, horribly wrong, have the spine to admit it.

Don't accuse you critics of not being able to read. Don't try to spin what you said into something more innocuous with updates. Even before we knew that the police in London lied about the details of how they came to shoot Charles de Menedez, there was no excuse for this:
Is it not true that yesterday's sad mistake has already solved the problem it represents? In fact, a further good has been created: as ordinary persons change their behavior and drop the bulky clothing and unnecessary running, the real terrorists will stand out more. Indeed, if anyone ever behaves like Jean Charles de Menezes again, the presumption that he is a terrorist will be so overwhelmingly strong that the police really must kill him.