Tuesday Night Slow Blues: Joe Bonamassa, "The Great Flood"

Targetpractice9/11/2018 10:37:39 pm PDT

I still remember when Republicans publicly balked at the suggestion that the Army had been inadequately prepared and armed for the fighting in Iraq, that anybody who suggested there had been a rush to war was “playing politics,” and the related suggestion that you couldn’t fight two wars simultaneously without both suffering was ludicrous. “We beat Germany and Japan at the same time, certainly we can fight Iraq and Afghanistan the same way!” was the cry as we sent soldiers driving around in thin-skinned Humvees and unarmored cargo trucks in the desert.