Politics Edwards: “War on Terror” = “Bumper Sticker Slogan”
posted by May 23 at 10:23 AMon
He’ll say this in a major policy speech today, according to advance excerpts posted on TPM. Another excerpt:
We need a post-Bush, post-9/11, post-Iraq military that is mission focused on protecting Americans from 21st century threats, not misused for discredited ideological purposes. By framing this as a war, we have walked right into the trap the terrorists have set—that we are engaged in some kind of clash of civilizations and a war on Islam.