Iraq War Metaphor
In fewer words, the rationale for Gulf War II is like the rationale for hitting a hornets nest with a stick and expecting candy to fall out.
-- RonK, Seattle
Sounds about right to me.
Kos also has some really interesting thoughts about his "nightmare senario" for the Iraq war, which got over 100 (mostly thoughtful) comments. He collects the best in a followup post. Pretty sobering stuff.