First, we all owe our veterans a big thank-you. I think that the vast majority of people who populate the US would agree to this.
I believe that we also owe our veterans an apology. Americans at large have been so concerned that they not appear unpatriotic or anti-soldier, that we have allowed ourselves to be lead down this descent into Iraqi madness.When did not supporting a war and not supporting our troops become synonymous?I don’t support the war in Iraq precisely BECAUSE I support my friends in uniform.
I understand the invasion of Afghanistan. Sending my friends there to fight and die is a terrible price, but I get it.
Sending my friends to Iraq is WRONG. It’s an irresponsible and evil way to spend PEOPLE.
Defending the position: Let’s go back in time a bit, to just after 9/11. The US is hot and heavy in Afghanistan, and trying to catch Bin Laden.Even if we assume that Iraq has WMD, it still doesn’t make sense to invade Iraq. Militarily, we are unprepared to take on a second front in…