Krauthammer on the Iraqi museum story

Charles Krauthammer on the now-discredited museum “quaqmire” charge. Krauthammer argues that the left’s current charge of WMD-hyping is “nothing more than the Iraqi museum story Part II.” He views both as “a way for opponents of the war — deeply embarrassed by the mass graves, torture chambers and grotesque palaces discovered after the war — to change the subject and relieve themselves of the shame of having opposed the liberation of 25 million people.”
Krauthammer is the psychiatrist, but he may be over-estimating the left’s capacity to feel shame. As I argued the other day, I think that the phony charges are, at root, a rear-guard effort by the left to convince Americans that their government cannot be trusted to do good abroad or to tell the truth about its foreign adventures.

Responses

Books to read from Power Line