Friday, March 23, 2007

Britannia no longer rules the waves

Apparently, Iran is holding 15 British naval seamen hostage. A CTV internet poll is asking readers to vote on the appropriate next response by British authorities. Military action is leading with a solid 48% response the last time I checked.

Let me be the first to tell you what will not happen. There will be no military strike nor will the British government even raise the suggestion of the possibility of a military strike against Iranian interests if the naval men are not immediately returned to the British authorities.

This is a political game of chicken and the Brits will not only be the first to blink (just like the last time) but this time - the Brits will be forced to feed the Iranian crocs whatever outrageous entrées it demands for breakfast, noon and dinner before those men are freed.

Nelson has been dead for a very long time now, and the Baroness is too old and frail to govern. God Save the Queen because this parliament of whanksters cannot.


Anonymous said...

The Islamic Republic of Britain.

Kateland, aka TZH said...

Absolutely Anon, and it's capital is called Londonistan.

Roy Eappen said...

You are quite right. Britain has forgotten its imperial might and has become an almost toothless tiger under Blair.

Michael said...

It's sad, really. Britain had a solid backbone once, and knew how to make the needed sacrifices:
They gave up their financial dominion to win the fight against autocracy in WWI, and they gave up their Empire to win the fight against fascism in WWII.

Now it just seems that they have nothing left to give, not even sweat or tears.