Yes, says Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the libertarian Independent Institute. Showing that absurd moral equivalence isn’t a monopoly of the left, Eland says:
But although chemical weapons provide a grisly death, they kill far fewer people than explosive bombs. Because they have been wrongly included in the ominous sounding category of “weapons of mass destruction,” … their use implies a war crime from the get-go. … the Israelis are no less guilty of committing war crimes … In fact, the main difference between Saddam’s war crimes and
’s is that while Saddam denies them, Israeli officials indirectly admit them. … [T]he Bush administration regularly gripes about Saddam Hussein’s war crimes, while cheering on Israel Israelas it does the same thing in Lebanonand … Gaza
With libertarians like these who needs leftists like Chomsky & Sheehan!
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