Twenty-one former generals and high ranking national security officials have called on United States President George W. Bush to reverse course and embrace a new area of negotiation withThe letter points out the obvious (to anyone who thinks about it):
Iran, Iraq, and . In a letter released Thursday, the group told reporters Bush's 'hard line' policies have undermined national security and made North Korea less safe. America
"When you announce an axis of evil of three countries and invade one and then say that Iran should take that as a lesson, it does seem that it may give them an incentive to do precisely what they don't want them to do," Guard said, "develop a nuclear weapon."This is what happens when you have a president who views the world in black-and-white: good and evil... of course, he gets to define those terms.
Don't get me wrong: there are a lot of truly evil people in the world... but our president brings a biblical aspect to the characterization -- along with the requisite obligation to act.
Sometimes, I think he believes we're in a movie -- where the characters all fall into perfect stereotypes.
Yeah, there is evil in the world. But dealing with it involves more than a Hollywood script where the good guys rush in and subdue the evil-doers.