PAUL KRUGMAN SHOULD WATCH HIS MOUTH….RealClear Politics on Paul Krugman:
On the eve of war, when we have over 200,000 young men and women about to go into battle and risk their lives for our freedom, Krugman uses his national platform to suggest the Commander in Chief “has lost touch with reality.” This is reckless. This is wrong. And this is a LIE.
Having lost the political debate on the wisdom of the war in the Congress and with the American people, Krugman suggests the President who is about to order our troops in to battle may be insane, a modern day Captain Queeg. Absolutely despicable. It makes me sick to my stomach.
Disagreeing with the wisdom of the war is fine. That is what a free democracy is all about. But after having lost that debate I would hope that all Americans would rally behind our President and our troops and pray for their well being and safety. Instead Paul Krugman puts the word out that the Commander in Chief just may be crazy. It is a disgrace.
I guess I have a stronger stomach than John McIntyre, but can I just point out that the antiwar folks haven’t quite lost the debate yet? I admit the smart money isn’t betting on them, but a lot of things have gone wrong over the past couple of weeks, American support for war without UN approval continues to be shallow, and the Bush administration, despite rhetoric to the contrary, still seems to consider UN authorization important. So it’s not exactly unreasonable ? or disgraceful or unpatriotic ? to keep up the fight.