The Corner

Bush Must, and Will, Win

A splendidly sane op-ed piece in today’s Daily Telegraph from British

journo Charles Moore, who does not much like GWB but very much wants him to

win this election:

Sample: “George W Bush doesn’t travel, literally or metaphorically. …

But he has got the big idea. There is a global problem with Islamism. There

is a problem of alliances between bad states and terror organisations that

reach beyond state boundaries. There is an almost universal rottenness in

the politics of the Arab world. There is an atrocious weakness or, as the UN

oil-for-food scandal shows, worse than weakness, in many of the Western

nations and international organisations that are supposed to help guarantee

our security. And it is the duty of the most powerful nation on earth to do

something about it.”

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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