September 09, 2004 05:50 PM
Iraq Deaths All For a Good Cause -- Ours
Scott McClellan. . . told reporters that the 1,000 men and women had died 'so that we defeat the ideologies of hatred and tyranny.' For what its worth, we're guessing that the more than 11,000 Iraqi civilians who have died in this same time period as a result of the invasion also gave their lives for such grandiose, abstract notions as "statehood" and "better prisons" and "a capital-punishment-free nation".