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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Stuart95 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 7:53 PM
I did not realize how easily Bush was able to fool the liberal leadership. Here I was thinking that Bush was an idiot and people like Kerry, Gore, Pelosi, and Clinton were like super-geniuses. Kinda makes you wonder how Pelosi became Speaker and Kerry and Clinton went on to become Secretaries of State despite such clear evidence that they could be taken in by someone no smarter than Bush. One thing I never understood, though, is how anyone could deny Saddam had WMD's when it was, and is, accepted as fact that he killed hundreds of Kurds with aerially delivered poisonous gas (i.e., a WMD). Is it possible that Saddam just mixed up enough gas to kill one village, and then threw away the recipe?

Ten years ago this week, the United States led an invasion of Iraq with the explicit purpose of overthrowing Saddam Hussein. The preceding months had been filled with vehement protests against the impending war, expressed in editorials, in advertisements, and in rallies so vast that some of them made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. With so many people against the invasion, who supported it?

Well, if you were like the great majority of Americans – you did. In February and March 2003, Newsweek's polls...