"Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons." Bertrand Russell

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Badly judged words?

Slobodan Milošević dies in the Hague and RTE relays the political life of the man in about two minutes. That is perhaps why history gets a little distorted:

"NATO bombed Milošević into submission" [RTE 6 O'Clock News 11/3/06]

To clarify what I presume was meant, "NATO attempted to bomb the Serbs into submission."

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