I usually stay out of Joe Klein’s posts over at Swampland, but this regarding the Mess in Potamia….
Truly a problem from hell, caused–fecklessly, thoughtlessly, entirely–by George W. Bush. Happy Memorial Day, Mr. President.
From the lovely Ms. Huffington:
But here is Klein on Meet the Press in February 2003: “This is a really tough decision. War may well be the right decision at this point. In fact, I think it–it’s–it-it probably is.” When Tim Russert presses Klein on why he thinks Iraq is “the right war,” Klein responds, “Because sooner or later, this guy has to be taken out. Saddam has — Saddam Hussein has to be taken out… The message has to be sent because if it isn’t sent now, if we don’t do this now, it empowers every would-be Saddam out there and every would-be terrorist out there.”
Does that sound like someone opposing the war?
Happy Memorial Day, Mr. Klein.