I hate to tarnish one of my favorite Buffy characters (Spike) this way, but I think the nickname fits the man who believes a little ethnic cleansing is good for Iraq. What happens to a pundit that is as wrong and destructive as William Kristol is? He gets hired by TIME. Joe Klein describes him as:
My esteemed colleague William Kristol, whose latest column appears on the next page, easily won the crowd with his argument favoring Bush's New Way Forward in Iraq, though not without a few bumps...
Arthur Silber doesn't share that view:
Kristol established long ago that no mountain of facts, and no mound of corpses no matter how large, will ever alter his opinions.---According to Kristol, this "shambolic outcome" has not yet occurred. One can only marvel that a person can continue to be a prominent commentator on foreign policy, when it is entirely obvious that not a single fact has penetrated the disease-infested collection of malfunctioning cells that passes for his brain in at least four years. Impressive. Gotta get me some of that work....read on