The Gulf: Look Who's Antiwar

Now What's that dovish sound? Why, it's the cooing of former hawks on the Republican right wing.

Who made the following statement: "Before we send thousands of American soldiers to their deaths, let's make damn sure America's vital interests are threatened"?

a) George McGovern

b) Jane Fonda

c) Ron Kovic

d) Patrick J. Buchanan

Answer: Patrick J. Buchanan, fire-breathing conservative columnist and former White House speechwriter for Richard Nixon.

In times of national emergency, Americans tend to rally round the flag and get behind the President. So it is with the crisis in the Persian Gulf. Public-opinion polls demonstrate solid support for George Bush's handling of the showdown with Saddam Hussein, and there have been only a few...

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