June 19, 2014
Dick Cheney's Chutzpah
E.J. Dionne, Washington Post
Thanks to the Cheney op-ed, we can see how Obama's hawkish critics are out to create a double standard. Whenever they are called out for how mistaken they were about Iraq in the first place, they piously lecture against "relitigating the past" and say we must instead look forward. At the same time, many of them feel perfectly free to trash the president in extreme and even vile terms.
TAGGED: United States, Middle East, Iraq, Dick Cheney, Neoconservatism