“Red Dawn”?!

Okay, most of the blogs out there will have an entry about this today, so why should I be any different? CNN is reporting that U.S. troops have captured Saddam Hussein.

I’m glad to hear it, because it will hopefully help quite some of the resistance in Iraq. But, I’m kind of wondering how they know it is really him. Couldn’t it be one of his doubles? And why as the operation to capture him called “Red Dawn”? I think those operation naming guys need to stop watching so many movies.

Anyway, I think this news has just extended my self-imposed news fast. By reading headlines once a day, I am being kept well enough informed. But the last thing I need right now is to be continually exposed to the smiling face of Mr. Bush saying “We’ve got him! Told you so!”

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3 Responses to “Red Dawn”?!

  1. Bec says:

    Red Dawn is the name of an 80’s Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen movie.

    “In our time, no foreign army has ever occupied American soil, Until now”

    *shakes head*

  2. Silverlotus says:

    Yep. I have vague memories of watching it with my cousins when I was little. Odd for it to associated with the capture of Saddam. *shrug* Apparently there is actually a system as to how the names for operations are picked. This time it just turned out to be something weird.

    Truthfully, I’m looking forward to “Operation Bridget Jones’ Diary” and “Operation My Fair Lady”. 😛

  3. bec says:

    I would have thought “Operation Lord of the Rings” would have been rather fitting 😆