The best in political Weblogs
The best in political Weblogs
Samplings of political journalists' sites.
Oct. 20 2001 12:38 PM

The best in political Weblogs

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Ask not what JohnnyApplewants you to do for your country: Apple chides Bush for failing to "call for sacrifice" in the anti-terror war, but what sacrifice? Apple doesn't even try to specify what form of self-denial might appropriately be called for from ordinary citizens. Does he want higher taxes? Presumably not. Longer military tours of duty? A draft? He doesn't say, probably because the nation doesn't need more men under arms to fight this war... Instead Apple complains "one could not help wondering" why Bush didn't invoke the example of some heroes -- which is really a different point, since we can honor heroes without sacrificing anything ourselves. (Plus, hero-invoking is easy. There's


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