Friday, August 11, 2006

The Post I Really, Really Wish I Had Written . . .

Brilliance from that describes the heart-wrenching job we ask our soldiers and politicians to do plus, a helluva response to all the do-gooders in the west.
"It must be," I tell her sadly, "Here: That we pursue war without thought of the children. That we do not turn aside from the death of the innocent, but push on to the conclusion, through all fearful fire. If we do that, the children will lose their value as hostages, and as targets: if we love them, we must harden our hearts against their loss. Ours and theirs."
title with apology to Norman Spector

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