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Members of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces take their positions during clashes with the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the city of Ramadi June 19, 2014. Picture taken June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
But the arguments for a pluralistic Israel-friendly Iraq WERE SO GOOD!
Jonah Goldberg:
I supported the war, and I still think the arguments in favor at the time were superior to the arguments against. Alas, the facts on the ground didn’t care about the arguments.
If that doesn't summarize conservatism in a nutshell, nothing does:


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