A great line from la…
A great line from last night’s State of the Union address: After doing a rather lengthy yet only partial enumeration of weapons that Saddam has not accounted for (which would be “material breaches” all), W took aim directly at the anti-war-at-all-costs crowd and said

Some have said we must not act until the threat is imminent. Since when have terrorists and tyrants announced their intentions, politely putting us on notice before they strike? If this threat is permitted to fully and suddenly emerge, all actions, all words and all recriminations would come too late. Trusting in the sanity and restraint of Saddam Hussein is not a strategy, and it is not an option. The dictator who is assembling the world’s most dangerous weapons has already used them on whole villages, leaving thousands of his own citizens dead, blind or disfigured.

Those words could have come from Churchill speaking of Hitler and his campaign against Jews. The parallel will no doubt be lost on those to whom those words were directed.

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