Returning to our previously scheduled programming. . .
More than that, the liberal hawks must consider the very real possibility that what is happening today in Iraq is not an unforeseeable disaster but the best outcome any reasonable person could have expected. When you say yes to war, the only certainty is that you’re saying yes to rape, murder, theft, destruction, starvation, torture, madness and every other calamity flesh is heir to. Fewer than 2,000 dead, cooperation from some of the conquered country’s most respected figures, and the dim prospect of elections are not the natural consequences of any war: They can only be regarded as freebies.
-Tim Cavanaugh in Reason