Iraq War Apologism Is Alive and Well

Posted on AllSides March 21st, 2023
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"A lot of good has come out of that war.”

“Was it a good thing, was it a bad thing? It’s very hard to say.”

“It was worth it.”

Imagine if you heard or read any of this in a major US media outlet about the Russian war on Ukraine. You won’t. Yet these are all real phrases that have been uttered in just the past week — only about a different war, drawing a very different response.

Ever since Russian president Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine started last...

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