June 29, 2007

Ignoring – and distorting – the facts about how and why his country went to war, Al Gore repeats the slanders of the president – and therefore his country – that have become a familiar aspect of our political life. David Horowitz writes a compelling article on why we went to war in Iraq as a response to Al Gore's ridiculous and arrogant The Assault on Reason. Horowitz writes:

When he was in office and responsible for protecting us, Al Gore was absent from the war on terror. As Vice President, he was part of an administration that failed to respond to the first attack on the World Trade Center in 1993; that cut and ran when al-Qaeda ambushed US Army Rangers in Mogadishu; that called for regime change in Iraq when Saddam expelled the UN weapons inspectors but then failed to remove Saddam or to get him to allow the UN inspectors back in; that failed to respond to the murder of US troops in Saudi Arabia or the attack on an American warship in Yemen; that reacted to the blowing up two US embassies in Africa by firing missiles at an aspirin factory in the Sudan and empty tents in Afghanistan; that refused to kill or capture Osama Bin Laden when it had a dozen chances to do so; and that did not put in place simple airport security measures, its own task force recommended, that would have prevented 9/11.
Read the rest of the article here.