If the no-end-in-sight hunt for Osama bin Laden “was a movie, we’d trace the saline in Osama’s dialysis machine, target it with a laser and blow up the mountain,” writes N.Y. Times columnist Maureen Dowd.
“W. swaggers about with his cowboy boots and gunslinger stance. But when talking about Waziristan last February, he explained that it was hard to round up the Taliban and Al Qaeda leaders there because ‘this is wild country…this is wilder than the Wild West.’ Yes, they shoot with real bullets up there, and they fly into buildings with real planes.
“If W. were a real cowboy, instead of somebody who just plays one on TV, he would have cleaned up Dodge by now.”