Jewish World Review Dec. 23, 2003 / 28 Kislev, 5764
When you take down one bully on the block, others will take notice
A week ago, we awoke to Paul Bremer's three stunning
words, "We got him." And after bagging the ace of spades, Saddam
Hussein, we then saw the pathetic pictures of the butcher of
Baghdad in his rat hole.
without firing a shot.
In fact, he begged
his captors not shoot
him and said that he
was ready to
negotiate. In the
end, the once-feared
leader, who tortured
and killed for sport,
proved himself to be
Now, most Americans
took the news as a great development in our war on terror. But
some in the hate-Bush crowd dismissed that capture as irrelevant.
But the American people are a heck of a lot smarter than some of
the elites think we are. Americans saw through the ridiculous claims
by Howard Dean and others that America is no better off with
Saddam behind bars. The polls have proven it.
But that didn't stop those extremists from trying. We had a
Democratic congressman saying that President Bush planned the
capture to benefit the White House, and Madeleine Albright
suggesting that we have Osama bin Laden and we're waiting to trot
him out just before the election next year. And Howard Dean, yes,
repeated again his ridiculous claim that Saddam's arrest was much
ado about nothing. Dean couldn't be any more wrong.
Last Friday, we get word that Moammar Khaddafy practically begged
the U.S. to come in and take Libya's weapons of mass destruction.
And it proves a point I've been making all along, that, when you take
down one bully on the block, others will take notice.
The war on terror continues and it's going to be a tough fight. But
America is safer today without Saddam Hussein and without
Khaddafy's weapons of mass destruction, whether Jacques Chirac
and Howard Dean like it or not.
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