Laying Waste to Iran without Firing a Single Shot.
(The idea I will hereinafter describe I have heretofore broached in a comment to an earlier post. It is such a brilliant idea that it begs to be hoisted to its very own post.)
The idea is to have our bombers fly over Iran and drop thousand of iPods on the country, with little parachutes. The iPods will be color coded and the colors will relate to particular kinds of music. There will be a color for little kids, another color for teens, another color for young adults, etc. The sorts of music on an iPod of a given color will suit the "demographic" that corresponds to the color.
Following up on this, the US would hoist a satillite that will sit in orbit above Iran and provide free broadband. The second wave of bombers will drop those cheap laptops everyone is talking about, which will be able to connect with the satillite.
The broadband will also, of course, be able to send podcasts to the iPods.
Finally, the bombers will drop batteries and battery chargers appropriate to the country and the electronics previously dropped.
I cannot imagine that this would cost us any more than it would to invade the country. And the loss of life would be minimal.