Thursday, July 19, 2007

The Logic of War

Here's a chain of reasoning we see often today:

1) Famous pundit/politician A is against the Iraq War but was/is for intervention in Bosnia/Kosovo/Darfur.
2) This is inconsistent. (Let us grant 2 for argument's sake.)
3) Therefore, the case against the Iraq War is nonsense.

See how 3) follows of necessity from 2)?

What?! You don't? You must be a "Jew hater"!

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