"The first flight test in nearly two years of a planned U.S. missile-defense shield has been scrapped two days in a row this week because of bad weather, the Pentagon said on Friday.
Strong rain squalls over the Kwajalein atoll launch site in the central Pacific caused the latest postponement, Richard Lehner, a spokesman for the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency, said shortly after the decision to scrap the test. A new attempt might be made later in the day, he said.
An exercise deemed successful may set the stage for President Bush to declare the system on alert to shoot down a warhead that could be fired by a potential foe like North Korea."
They have to wait for good weather to see if a missile defense system works?
Hey, you stupid jerks: If it doesn't work in bad weather, how the hell can you 'deem it successful'?
"Dear enemies: make sure you only bomb us when the weather is nice. Our 'successful' system doesn't work in the rain."