Tuesday, July 17, 2007

If we leave, we will be morally responsible

Anne Applebaum - No Magic Bullets For Iraq - washingtonpost.com: "Perhaps these things would never have happened if we hadn't gone there in the first place -- but if we leave, we'll be morally responsible."

Above, we see displayed the narrative time-bomb being hurled by the complacent and the right-wing at all attempts to get the U.S. out of Iraq.

It is not a logical argument. It is not an analysis. It belongs to more closely to the category of hypnosis. And, it sets up the all-important stab-in-the-back theory.

Bush and the Republicans have created a catastrophe in Iraq, but the Democrats will become "morally responsible" for all the consequences, when they get us out.


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