On one level, you can't be in favor of the Iraqi vote and opposed to the war. On another level, you can, but it's a happy chocolate land where the fountains spout fudge and the bunnies are edible and Saddam relinquishes power, ashamed, because Kofi Annan drafted a stern letter promising Serious Consequences, and some Iraqi Gandhi not only showed he was morally superior to the Tikriti gang, but had a titanium-hulled body that made him impervious to torture shredders. And then the Baathists devolved and the Rotarians took over.What's he thinking? War is not the answer. No blood for oil. Bush lied, people died. Bakesales for bombers. Etc.
Monday, October 17, 2005
Today he talks about the election in Iraq--you know the one that has gotten so little coverage because so few people got blown up and democracy working in a place where democracy supposedly cannot work isn't really as newsworthy as 'the Hammer getting nailed' or 'the crisis of competence and cronyism in the GOP' (last week's Newsweek) or 'women who lead, like Oprah' (this week's):
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