The number of US soldiers killed in Iraq has surpassed 2000. Estimates of the Iraqi citizens dead because of the war top 35,000. It seems reasonable to pause a moment and review the reason our president used to commit us to this terrible war and how it has changed over time.
Our finest and bravest citizens are dying in Iraq because:
According to the Tulsa World, 15OCT2006, page A4. The most recent reason for messing with Iraq.
Bush: "We're in the idealogical struggle of the 21st century. It's a struggle between good and evil" [Isn't this a paraphrase of what Bin Laden said a year or so ago?]
Chaney: "The hopes of the civilized world ride with us."