October 15, 2012
‘It looks like 1989 needs a price check on something’
For some reason, there are still people who believe that the writing in The New Yorker is vastly superior to what you’ll read at Cracked.com:
“Far range” is not visible to the naked eye, and that’s what most aerial battles look like: Something shows up on a computer, a jet fires a missile at seemingly nothing and then, a few minutes later, something blows up somewhere that you cannot see. It’s less like “high-stakes plane jockeying” and more like “filing a request for death” that another department, miles away, might or might not grant.