The WP yesterday reported on dissent in the Republican ranks about the war on terror; Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz defended the administration's policy:
- Wolfowitz, who is widely seen as the intellectual architect of the Bush administration's desire to create a free and democratic Iraq that will begin the transformation of the politics of the Middle East, also strongly rejected the idea of scaling back on that aim. "The goal has never been to win the Olympic high jump in democracy," he said.
In fact, the goal has always been to win silver or better in the Olympic sodomizing-prisoners-with-a-glowstick event. . .