There is a simple way to keep a country at war: language tricks that obscure what is going on. The Afghanistan War has contributed several. The most widely used is "militants."
Does Jewish tradition allow for the possibility that the Messiah might never know he (or she?) was Messianic?
Year One: a whole new opportunity for Harold Ramis to do what he does so well -- under the guise of slapstick guffaws, subversively preach goodness over badness.