Thursday, January 08, 2004

Dems and Nat'l Security 

Eric Alterman talks about how Republican's are automatically assumed to be "credible" on national security. The money quote:

Rice’s formulation tells us nothing about when to use force; when to do so unilaterally or multilaterally; and when to hold back. Nevermind. She is a Republican conservative and so she is deemed to be “credible” on national security regardless of whether she makes any sense.

This is a really good column. Read the whole thing

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