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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

wmou Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:23 AM
Which is why the constitution puts the power to send the country to war with congress, not the President. Congress has no authority to give the President that power. But they did, and almost nobody cares

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...