Thursday, April 08, 2004

Victor Davis Hanson on War on Terror As usual, another great piece from VDH. This in particular:

Then we have the creepy outbursts from commentators and screams from Democratic senators. We are told by Senator Graham that we smashed al Qaeda only to discover that we had hit a mercury-like substance that now has hopelessly scattered. Well, yes, that is what happens when you strike back in war. The alternative? Allow this elemental terrorism to remain cohesive and united? War is not a decision between good and bad choices, but almost always between something bad and something worse — and so it really is preferable to have toxic mercury scattered than to have it concentrated and pure.

I'd say that sums it up well. Our choices weren't between good and bad, but between bad and worse.

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