Wednesday, April 09, 2003
Slate: The postwar paradox
I think both statements are "right": we're going to leave Iraq so the people can govern themselves, and we're staying so that the people can govern themselves. It's two sides of the same coin - we're going to make sure you're free to do it yourselves, so we're going to stay and help. But we're always under the assumption that we're leaving and getting out of your way, too.