Winning hearts and minds

Surely Obama can simply apologize for this mass murder and make everything all right; that worked so well after the Korans were burned.

A US soldier in Afghanistan has killed at least 16 civilians and wounded five after entering their homes in Kandahar province, senior local officials say. He left his military base in the early hours of the morning and opened fire in at least two homes; women and children were among the dead.

If this isn’t a sign that the occupation of Afghanistan has to end, and end now, I don’t know what more is needed. It’s a little hard to pretend they hate us for our freedoms when our soldiers are invading homes and murdering children.