Essay: Must America Slay All the Dragons?

Must America Slay All the Dragons?

"Students massacred in China, priests murdered in Central America, demonstrators gunned down in Lithuania -- these acts of violence are as wrong as Iraqi soldiers' killing civilians. We cannot oppose repression in one place and overlook it in another."

-- Senator George Mitchell, Jan. 29, 1991

"So what does this mean, that we want to stop naked ((Iraqi)) aggression? Does this mean that the United States will indeed become the policeman of the world?"

-- Senator Tom Harkin, Jan. 11, 1991

Well, gentlemen, which is it? The Democrats first complain that it is hypocritical to oppose injustice x but tolerate injustice...

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