War is Hell

When President Obama introduced Cory Remsberg during the State of the Union, I was moved. But I was also a little angry. The Atlantic’s Peter Beinart helped me understand why: “Those men and women owe Remsburg more than applause. They owe him a reckoning with their past behavior. Imagine if the next time a senator on some talk show called for keeping open the option of war with Iran, the host showed an image of Cory Remsburg and then asked the senator why, based on the wars he’s supported in the past, the public should trust him to propose new ones.”

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