Wednesday, December 19, 2012

It's amazing to me how many people think a crazy person targeting kindergartners is comparable to the military targeting al Qaeda affiliates

You are welcome to be angry about a policy you don't agree with and you are welcome even to call its ethics into question. You are welcome to mourn the (dramatically fewer [UPDATE: fewer than conventional warfare... there's apparently been some confusion on this. Some number crunching on how much fewer innocents are killed with drones that I've done in the past can be found here.]) innocent victims of drone attacks.

But to talk about these two things as if they're equivalent is something I find horrific.