One of things Ted Kennedy says is that “ideologues” misled the American people with illusions. But isn’t that an odd thing coming out of an ultraliberal? Are they not “ideologues”? Do they not try to sell the American people on illusions — like we will be protected from WMDs through endless dithering by the United Nations? That the opinion of France ought to be honored because it knows a thing or two about defending itself?