New Rule: Now that we’ve sent “stay the course” down the memory hole, where Big Brother erases things, we’ve also got to retire: “The world is safer with Saddam Hussein out of power.” “Don’t you want America to win?” and “Wouldn’t you torture someone if they knew where to find an atomic time bomb?”
One: The world isn’t safer with Saddam out of power. The only people who are safer are the dead. A number which has, admittedly, increased. Saddam didn’t have weapons, that he wouldn’t give to Al-Qaeda, whose guts he hated. He might have changed his mind, built weapons he didn’t have, and given them to people he hated, but then, so could Dairy Queen.
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