Operation Odyssey Dawn

by Jonah Goldberg

Perhaps this point has been made already, but it seems to me that whatever you think of the merits of Obama’s Libyan enterprise, he was done no favors with the name “Operation Odyssey Dawn.” Odyssey, after all, is a term for a very long and involved adventure. If memory serves, Odysseus took a very long time to come home.  Maybe it’s just a coincidence that the Pentagon came up with a label that basically says this is beginning of an extended, seemingly endless, journey.

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