Advertisement
Call the Show 800-520-1234
LIVE: Mon-Fri, 6-9AM, ET
Hugh Hewitt Book Club
Call 800-520-1234 email Email Hugh
Hugh Hewitt Book Club

President Aristotle Replies to the Coalition of the Weary

Email Email Print
Advertisement

In yesterday’s interviews with Mark Steyn and Christopher Hitchens, I raised the prospect that some influential writers on the center-right are making those noises that precede a houseguest’s leaving. Call them the Coalition of the Weary, but William F. Buckley, George Will and Francis Fukuyama have all issued bulletins that it may be time for withdrawal from Iraq.

The realists –not in the old, Kissingerian sense of the world, but simpy realists– know there is no alternative to remaining in Iraq, Afghanistan and anywhere else the Islamists wish to nest. Allowed a nest, it is only a matter of time until their regrouped forces arrange another 9/11. We can leave Iraq when Iraqi troops and security forces are capable of suppressing the jihadists on their own.

President Aristotle blogs a partial response to some of the arguments from the Coalition of the Weary.

UPDATE: Michael McClellan has more at TCS.

Hughniverse

Listen Commercial FREE  |  On-Demand
Login Join
Advertisement
Advertise with us Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Book Hugh Hewitt as a speaker for your meeting

Follow Hugh Hewitt

Listen to the show on your amazon echo devices

The Hugh Hewitt Show - Mobile App

Download from App Store Get it on Google play
Advertisement
Advertisement
Friends and Allies of Rome