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Archive for August 20th, 2005

Bush vs. Benedict

There is a very fine article in The American Conservative on the tension between Pope Benedict and the neoconservatives on warfare in general and Iraq in particular: Bush vs. Benedict. Also in the current issue, though not online (yet?) is an incisive article by noted historian John Lukacs on the militarization of America from Reagan to GW Bush.

While I eschew the label "conservative" I find that antiwar thinking from
the Right (The American Conservative, Chronicles, A Conservative Blog for
Peace
) is generally more principled and cogent than that from the Left. I’m
not sure what this means. Now if they only would get over their hostility to (Catholic) Hispanic immigrants….

Daniel Nichols

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