Cal Thomas | Syndicated columnist | Thursday, October 25, 2001
You see what they're doing, don't you? They're trying to replay Vietnam in our minds. We had better be planning a P.R. as well as a military response. The world must be rid of these people. One of them said on TV yesterday that he hopes Muslims kill Americans wherever they are. Isn't that a pleasant thought?
Vice President Cheney says we may never be able to go back to the way we were. That's not necessarily bad when you think of it. We were slothful, and self-focused. Now the Taliban has our attention and we appear increasingly focused on higher things. It's going to be a long war.