Let's start with a passage from Alan Dershowitz's latest book, The
Case for Israel, now slithering into the upper tier of Amazon's
Beating up on neocons used to be a specialize sport without wide appeal. With all due false modesty I offer myself as an early practitioner.
"One has to be careful," said United Nations Secretary General Kofi
Annan in late August, "not to confuse the UN with the US." If the
Secretary General had taken his own advice, maybe his Brazi
Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly
emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the
threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w
Snoozing guards at Los Alamos, missing vials of plutonium oxide... Yes,
the headlines in late June were announcing "security lapses" again at
national labs and nuclear weapons plants.
Inviting me to a recent wedding in Virginia, the proud parents asked if
I would do some sort of officiation.
It's hard to choose which deserves the coarser jeer: the excited baying
in the press about the nondiscovery of weapons of mass destruction in
Iraq, or the wailing about the 3-to-2 decision of t