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Aggressive in Perspective


With the Obama campaign saying McCain’s statements about Georgia are “aggressive” and “belligerent” and “very aggressive” and “very belligerent” at that, it might be time to remind ourselves of Harry Jaffa’s words, written for Barry Goldwater once upon a time: “Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”

I think it should be noted that nothing McCain has said is as aggressive as the actions of Russia.  It strikes me odd right now to complain of aggressive words in the defense of democracy rather than condemning aggressive actions against a democracy.


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