Some Call Me the Space Cowboy

One would think that a post that begins,

George Will once wrote, “Nowadays no diplomatic farce is complete without a cameo appearance by Jesse Jackson.” Truer words have never been spoken.

would send a message to all but the least intellectually endowed among us that I am, indeed, not Jesse Jackson. Nonetheless, it has now drawn five letters to my alter ego, Rev. Jackson, beseeching me for help on various problems. The latest by a California high school teacher, no less.

Let me reiterate:

Update: Mark Hasty is not Lisa. Nor did he let the dogs out.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


  1. mark says:

    What is sad, the name of the high school teacher, La Verne J. Baptiste, sounds like it could be the name of a potential deposed Haitian dictator. Defintely in Jesse Jackson’s arena.