Not even the commenters at HuffPo like this one. Shows just how crass you can be if the left doesn't like your idea. People wonder exactly why people on the right call them unpatriotic and claim they want the U.S. to lose (in anything), yet the put out junk like this.
Predict the Number of Troops Killed in the Next Year! (13 comments )
How many U.S. troops will be killed in Iraq in the next year?
Submit your best estimate here.
The Bush administration won't dare go public with such hard and somber calculations about expected casualties--which would help weigh the costs of this renewed war effort. So I figure conscientious HuffPo readers will step into that breach.
I'll keep track--our memories are long--and we'll notify the "winner" one year from today.
I'm not sure, however, what you'll win, or even if you could call it a victory. But Americans like to play to win, we've been told. And it doesn't take much of a sacrifice to ponder the possibility of someone else's death.
Reason seems to be missing