Words Don't Matter Unless I Say They Do

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So despite the fact that what is going on in Iraq is not, by some scholarly definitions, a "civil war," we should just accept that it is one because factions are fighting each other.

But the same logic is not extended to those who say that a threat to militarily enter another country to kill people and blow things up against the will of that country is an "invasion."

I am not saying it "is" an invasion. But certainly, some definitions of invasion fit. And even more certainly, if Pakistan threatened to do what Obama has threatened to do, we would call it a threat of invasion. But it is "misreporting" to be consistent (or at least, consistently inconsistent!).

Apparently, liberals are allowed to selectively pick which definitions they want to use as they go along. slashdot.org

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