Saturday, November 04, 2006

An Honorable Exit

Christopher Hitchens – long committed to the Kurds, yesterday’s Darfur – provides an exit strategy to the exit strategists that might just leave our honor intact. The one thing we cannot do, Hitchens argues, is to evade our ethical responsibilities to the Kurds, to our kindest visions of ourselves as a nation, and to posterity. We broke Iraq, Hitchens argues, and we should make a reasonable attempt to fix it, before bailing out.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love it when Republicans have to resort to drunks to justify their ineptitude in questions of foreign policy.

Don Pesci said...

What was it Lincoln said of Grant and his other sober generals? -- Better Grant drunk than the rest of them sober. If that's all you think of Hitchens, you haven't thought deeply enough. Somehow, this soesn't surprise me.

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