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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

For it then, horrified now…

Posted by on June 28 at 17:00 PM

A word about the war from someone who supported it…

As everyone knows, and angry readers frequently remind me, I was for the war, pro-removing Saddam Hussein from power. When I express any displeasure over the conduct of the war, or the depressing current state of affairs, people remind me that I supported it I suppose their position goes something like this, “Support the war then, support it now.”

Those of us who went out a limb to support the war, particularly us lefties, are angrier about the inept conduct of the Bush administration, more so than the pure lefties who opposed the removal of Saddam…