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"The US Is a 12-Year-Old with a Shotgun"

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If we attacked Iran, said historian Gwynne Dyer in an interview, it 'would actually convince a great many people that the United States is congenitally a rogue state. A senior Japanese diplomat said to me 'You know the United States is a twelve year old with a shotgun.' And what he meant was that [on its way down, the US] is becoming extremely erratic.'

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I find the Japanese comment to be very insightful.... by Bucky the Commoner on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2007 at 1:27:07 PM
George Bush is the 12-year-old with the shotgun.&n... by Hayesml47 on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2007 at 1:36:35 PM
The only way to wake up and smell the coffee is to... by Archie on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2007 at 1:59:52 PM
once upon a time, to be 12 yrs old one was deemed ... by k kelly on Thursday, Jun 14, 2007 at 9:33:36 AM