One of the smartest writers and thinkers out there.

‘Nuff said. Check it out.

Update: Well, not enough said. Back during the most recent Israel-Lebanon war, over two hostages, Billmon was so freakishly ahead of the curve of how it would go down I thought he was some sort of mystic, and I fell in love. (But only as friends.) The man is really, really smart, and here John Cole reminds us of how much this is so.