Tuesday, June 06, 2006


Who Says We Are Wasting Our Time In Iraq?

Here is a column written by Amir Taheri that should quiet the political naysayers who complain about our presence in Iraq (if they would only pay attention to it). Some highlights:

Some debunking:

1.5 million Iraqis voted in the first regional elections. More than 8 million in the first general election. More than 9 million in the Constitutional referendum. Second general election? 11 million. As much as 70%. In the U.S., a 50% turnout is HUGE, and we don't have the threat of death when we go to the polls.

More good stuff:

There is more, read it.

Update Shows how naive I am. I sent a link of this article to some liberal "friends" and the comments returned pointed out that the author is directly associated with an evil right-wing organization - therefore, 'thoroughly debunked.' No discussion on the contents, just guilt by association.

Oh well, I tried.

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