Today was a travel day, so I didn't have a chance to say much this morning about the G.I. Joe movie, which I saw last night. But I wanted to expand on one of my points. The movie contains all kinds of military equipment from high-tech fantasyland: nanotech bombs, robocop uniforms, etc. It's the kind of movie that features a vast, secret lair full of bad guys beneath the polar ice cap.Men may wish to catch their ladies as they faint: GI Joe may not appear plausible to your
But for all the gee-whiz gadgetry, what's the one thing that nobody seems to have? Missile defense. Yet our country already has built a rudimentary system. It will grow more robust if the Obama administration reverses course on plans to slash its budget.
I guess Hollywood thinks personal accelerator suits are more likely a part of our future than ABMs.
Monday, August 10, 2009
In Further, Deeper Discussions of Aesthetics...
G.I. Joe: The After Action Report, pt. 2 [John J. Miller]
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