Friday, March 10, 2006

Explaining what should be obvious

Victor Davis Hanson:

For all the tragedy of our fallen in Iraq, if a constitutional government stabilizes in Baghdad, and liberalization follows in the surrounding region, then our losses will not be measured against the far lighter casualties suffered in Panama, Gulf War I, or Grenada, but against the far worse losses of Korea and World War II.

VDH brings an historian's perspective to our short-attention-span media cycle, and I try not to miss any of his columns.