Meanwhile, 20 America merchant seamen aboard the decide they don't need no steenken Navy, nor White House either. They arose like the spirit of John Paul Jones to capture the pirate leader and send his fellow sea thugs scampering.
Spot news reports this hour say that is exactly what is happening, give or take a few trivial nuances. So may we honor our private enterprise sailors above all. This is the stuff of legend.
We might also kill a little time writing to the Pentagon and the White House. Tell the fellows that we possess a navy and its commander-in-chief for reasons other than handwringing indecision. I mean, like, we ain't French.
EDIT: Looks like one of those nuances is the captain bobbing about in a small boat, hostage of the three pirates who got away.