Originally Posted by Prison Bitch
That's true. Sad as it sounds, she probably has no business being there. I suppose if you're part of a broader (US-supported) aid mission then we should do what we can to rescue kidnapped.
But if she's just going there on her own, gets taken.....there's no justification for risking many lives to go get her. It'll only lead to more risk taking by other Americans.
Pretend she was a Catholic nun and you can get all excited.
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. -HL Mencken 1933