'A difference between honest critics,' Part II: Scot
on the president's speech: "What we've seen is a change in tone but not in tactics." ... Maybe I got spun. But I liked the speech. A change in tone is not insignificant. The administration has always struck me as too pumped up and full of itself -- and from such attitudes flow decisions. The 'mistakes,' as the president has described them, are quite real and numerous. The Economist
describes them in far more vivid language ('brutal blunders'). But they're learning and it's leading to real changes -- at least on the battlefield.'Rare pack of city coyotes':
Notice how the wildlife expert downplays the latest coyote pooch attack
, emphasizing how coyotes usually only eat "insects, berries and small creatures such as mice and rats, and that a small dog running at night could look like 'moving prey.'" ... They call 'moving prey' cats and dogs in the suburbs. ... And these are the types of people reintroducing wolves into northern New England. ...