The Washington Post on the “war dilemma’” facing Democratic presidential hopefuls. Dan Balz captures the dilemma nicely: “The Democratic candidates are struggling to balance their desire to appeal to next year’s primary voters — a majority of whom oppose going to war with Iraq — and their determination to establish their credentials as future commanders in chief, and their own records urging action to confront the Iraqi leader.” Yes, I can see how it would be a struggle to balance these desires. No wonder John Kerry and his rivals end up sounding like hack lawyers.
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