Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Peggy Noonan on ISIS and crying wolf

One of my fears in the early years of the Iraq war was that if it proved to be the wrong war—if no weapons of mass destruction were found, if sustained unrest showed Saddam Hussein was the garbage-pail lid who kept the garbage of his nation from spilling out—it would mean that at some time in the future when America really needed to fight and had to fight, she would not. I feared the war's supporters would be seen to have cried wolf, and someday there would be a wolf and no one would listen. Now there is a wolf.

1 comment:

  1. Lot of wolves over there, over here, and all over the place, all the time, silly bint.


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