Anti War Liberals Don’t Have a Plan for Change. So say our critics. The great and terrible irony is that pro war hawks don’t have a plan, either, whether it’s for change, victory, exit, or anything that doesn’t include the deaths of thousands more American youths and hundreds of thousands more Iraqi civilians.
Cody Logan, in response, has put forth a plan. It rests on the observation that we realistically have two options in Iraq
- Stay there forever.
We’ve been tied down like Gulliver’s Travels 4 years 10 months now.
We’ve failed to disarm Saddam of his alleged weapons of mass destruction, although now that he’s dead, it’s really beside the point. We have no standard to judge progress against – no way to know when we’ve succeeded. We have no goal to accomplish – no mission. Only a liability and a quagmire.