Michael Kelly’s moral case for war with Iraq

For those who may have missed it, here is Michael Kelly’s excellent column on why the peace marchers are not taking “the position of profound morality, but one that stands in profound opposition to morality.” After analyzing the matter from the perspective of the people of Iraq, the security of America, and the idea of order itself, Kelly concludes that “to march against the war is not to give peace a chance. It is to give tyranny a chance. It is to give the Iraqi nuke a chance. It is to give the next terrorist mass murder a chance. It is to march for the furtherance of evil instead of the vanquishing of evil. This cannot be the moral position.”

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