Friday, March 04, 2005

But aside from that

Gerard Baker has an excellent article in the timesonline today. Any time you can use Monty Python to make anti-Americans look silly is a must read.
What have Americans everdone for us? Liberated 50 million people....

An excerpt:
I can’t help but think of that scene as I watch the contortions of the anti-American hordes in Britain, Europe and even in the US itself in response to the remarkable events that are unfolding in the real Middle East today.

Little more than three years after US forces, backed by their faithful British allies, set foot in Afghanistan, the entire historical dynamic of this blighted region has already shifted.

Ignoring, fortunately, the assault from clever world opinion on America’s motives, its credibility and its ambitions, the Bush Administration set out not only to eliminate immediate threats but also to remake the Middle East. In the last month, the pace of progress has accelerated, and from Beirut to Kabul.
Read the whole thing!!!