Hey, Apologists: Maybe Iraq War Was Just Immoral And Unjust?

So many pro-war Iraq war hawks are writing mea culpas after the ten year anniversary of war, but their arguments are as convoluted as their original call for war.

I'm not going to make this a long post because the number of words I need are few.

I've been reading many apologies from liberal hawk Iraq war proponents as well as some media types reviewing the media's role in the run up to the war, but what I don't see many of them saying is this.

The Iraq war was immoral and unjust simply because they never attacked America, and I was wrong to support it.

In all my years, I never saw anything like the rationalizations made for America attacking another country that never attacked us. The irrational behavior of those in the media and in Washington after the tragedy of 9/11 was a big red blinking light and screaming whistle that many never bothered to acknowledge.

And as Lawrence O'Donnell highlights, Bill O'Reilly never apologized to Janeane Garofalo.


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