The reader who wrote "Revenger's Tragedy" below backed the war in Afghanistan, which makes his criticism of the Iraq war to my mind more persuasive. But it remains true that some on the hard anti-war left opposed such a war. MoveOn, for example, opposed the war. Michael Moore opposed it. The enclaves of the decadent left opposed it. Criticism of the conduct of the war in Iraq does not vindicate these people. And it's important to keep score in that respect.

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