Friday, August 11, 2006
Time to Fight
Ledeen excerpts from another piece by Tracinski in TIA Daily, Five Minutes to Midnight.
Tracinski’s primary thesis is that the left id desperate to retain faith in diplomatic solutions in the face of naked aggression, because to surrender it means the collapse of their entire world view:
The left senses that a regional war is coming, that
Tracinski notes Richard Holbrooke’s recent peon to Diplomacy, to which I greatly objected, and remarks:
Note that the idea that we can settle all of this just by sitting down and talking with Iran and Syria—with no reference to the ideas, statements, goals, and actions of the Iranian regime—give the left's pronouncements on the coming war an air of unreality.
Thus all the analogies on the right to the 1930’s, and the stark failure of negotiation and appeasement with Hitler and his fascist ideology and ambitions for conquest.
Read the whole of Ledeen’s excerpt.
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