Monday, May 27, 2013

Syria: Charlie Wilson's War Redux

Sen. John McCain has quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with Syrian rebels.

McCain has been a leading proponent of arming the rebels and other aggressive military steps against the Assad regime [backed by Russia.]

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/2363911

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Charlie Wilson's War

A drama based on Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1mnSjjeC2o&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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"History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme." -- Mark Twain

This time Ned Beatty is not playing Senator Doc Long -- Senator John McCain is.

What? They told McCain he'd be playing Charlie Wilson? Bwaaahaaahaaa!

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