It’s possible that I shall make an ass of myself. But in that case one can always get out of it with a little dialectic. I have, of course, so worded my proposition as to be right either way (K.Marx, Letter to F.Engels on the Indian Mutiny)
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
The Noble Cause
Like Harper here is another politician claiming that the war in Afghanistan is a noble cause but he too admits they underestimated the resistance. I think the word they are looking for is ignoble.