Oh No, A Battle Somewhere, What Is Wrong With The MEDIA?
"The United States urged Russia on Friday to halt aircraft and missile attacks in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia and withdraw its combat forces from Georgian territory as the situation in the former Soviet state verged on full-scale war. ...Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called the parties involved in hopes of ending the fighting, and made plans to send a U.S. envoy to the region." Many in the comments of this website have mentioned what a travesty it is that people aren't talking about this due to the start of the Olympics. Well, no one cares about the Olympics. It's more like: this is a problem between two countries far far away, not the United States' problem at all, except for oil implications, so let's stop pretending it is. Surely the folks in Georgia and Russia are caring about this plenty enough. Meanwhile, read thishilarious thread. [AP]