Friday, November 09, 2007

What Would FDR Do?

Kevin Drum, responding to Joe Lieberman's suggestion that George W. Bush is closer to the "hawkish internationalism" of past Democratic Presidents, asks the essential question:

"Given their actual records, does anyone seriously think that FDR, Truman, or JFK would have invaded Iraq if any of them had been president after 9/11? Anyone?"

Anytime I hear people suggest there is no difference between the Democrats and the Republicans I always come back to this. Not even our most hawkish Democratic candidate for President would have gone into Iraq in response to the attacks on 9/11.


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