March 9, 2004

when the corpses started to be counted...

Some simple good sense, from Brazilian writer Olavo de Carvalho:

...In the last days of the war, though, when the clandestine cemeteries in Iraqi prisons were opened and the corpses started to be counted, I could not avoid noticing — and writing — that the decision taken by George W. Bush had been morally correct and even obligatory: any country that kills 300 thousand political prisoners must be invaded and immediately subdued, even if it does not constitute any danger to neighboring nations or to the supposed “international order”...
Of course. And the tortuous gyrations people are going through to deny it, while not actually admitting that they consider Iraqis expendible in the noble cause of defeating Bush and concealing the bankruptcy of socialism, are alarming, like watching one of those pretzel-people who practice yoga...
(via Brothers Judd Blog)

Posted by John Weidner at March 9, 2004 8:43 PM
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