The Corner


Even Fox News now runs such headlines as “Violence Erupts in Baghdad.”

No, volcanoes erupt. Violence requires perpetrators. The perpetrators of the violence in Iraq are Saddamist insurgents, al-Qaeda terrorists, and Islamist militias, both Sunni and Shia.

Because that is routinely not made clear, much of the world (including many Americans) now agrees with George McGovern & Assoc. — that is to say they believe it’s high time those attempting to protect innocent Iraqis stop interfering with the killers.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...