But now our heroic and tragic liberal-intellectual capaciousness is facing its sharpest test since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Back then, most of us were forced, against our wills, to give Ronald Reagan a large share of credit for winning the Cold War. Now the people of this Bush-hating city are being forced to grant the merest possibility that Bush, despite his annoying manner and his administration’s awful hubris and dissembling and incompetence concerning Iraq, just might—might, possibly—have been correct to invade, to occupy, and to try to enable a democratically elected government in Iraq. -- Kurt Anderson, The Imperial City:When Good News Feels Bad, From the February 21, 2005 issue of New York Magazine
Saturday, February 26, 2005
Milt finds more Cognitive Dissonance on Iraq
Miltsfile found another pundit with second thoughts joining The Chicago Sun Times Mike Brown's What if Bush has been right about Iraq all along?