Gulfs cause more trouble
Kee-rist, can't we just get Lieberman a free Viagra coupon or something?
They said that as the guided missile destroyer USS Hopper, the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal and the guided-missile frigate USS Ingraham were entering the Persian Gulf, five Iranian boats approached them at high speed and swarmed them.
The Iranian boats made "threatening" moves toward the U.S. ships and in one case came within 200 yards of one of them, the U.S. officials said.
You know, Ihave no idea what actually happened out there. Nobody does except for the sailors involved on both sides. But it's not just me who thinks this sounds a whole lot like the Gulf of Tonkin B.S. that got us into Vietnam.
Point is, regardless of what certain people think we have no idea what happened. If, you know, the Bush Administration hadn't spent, oh, the LAST SEVEN YEARS lying and manipulating and playing the media and the American people as suckers, I might be inclined to give their account the benefit of the doubt. But we have to look at this through a perspective that includes this and this. There are still people out there who are salivating at the idea of attacking Iran, and, well, if a "provocative incident" presents itself...