Perhaps it has ever been thus, but the disconnect between those who believe and those who know is sometimes thrown into a renewed and dispiriting relief.
It is the clean and scrubbed and safe who speak for war. But the warriors are far less sanguine. Will the flag-waving theorists (in whatever field) ever take a back seat to those have eaten the real-time dust that accompanies those theories and policies and philosophies?
I doubt it.
But against all evidence, I can't help hoping ... in whatever field.