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An Important Point

“If I did not think America’s mission in Iraq was vital to our security, I’d bring out troops home tomorrow.”

Those with BDS (Bush Derangement Syndrome) won’t believe that but I do think — whatever Bush’s faults — he acts primarily out of deeply felt conviction.

I’m a bit surprised that he’s making this speech at a press conference. The danger is that an answer to a question, ad-libbed and possibly not well constructed, will eclipse the messages he’s trying to drive through his speech.

Clifford D. May — Clifford 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, ...

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