No, Let's Not Waste Any Time

Critics cry, "Why now?" a better question is "Why wait?" Those wishing to liberate Iraq, uphold the United Nations' integrity and preclude the specter of Saddam Hussein's getting nuclear (on top of more chemical and biological) weapons lost momentum last summer. After his glorious State of the Union address, President Bush went mum. While momentum for action slid, dangers rose. In Iraq, Saddam surely expanded his arsenals of weapons of mass destruction. Should a catastrophic attack on the U.S. occur and be traced to Iraqi-made weapons, the Bush presidency would be tossed on the ash heap of history.

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