Eugene Robinson has a really good muse on the Iraq war in todays column…It starts with this:
Eugene Robinson – 4,000 Dead for What? – washingtonpost.com
When U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit a round number, as happened Sunday, there’s usually a week or so of intense focus on the war — its bogus rationale, its nebulous aims, its awful consequences for the families of the dead. Not likely this time, though. The nation is too busy worrying about more acute crises, some of them real — the moribund housing market, the teetering financial system, the flagging economy — and some of them manufactured, such as the shocking revelation that race can still be a divisive issue in American society.
Go read the rest at the Washington Post.
I found myself watching “Bush’s War” last evening on PBS at least for a while…While it looked like acurate reporting of what transpired, I couldn’t watch the entire hour. It is really sad looking back on what the last eight mistaken years have wrought in this country. Where the hell were our minds when we let the Supreme Court choose a President?