Saturday, March 29, 2003


Those of you who know me know that I'm opposed to the war on Iraq because of what little evidence has been shown to the American public on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and links to terrorism. I'm not opposed to war in all cases, and certainly not unpatriotic. But A professor at Columbia University went too far in protesting the war today:

The professor, Nicholas De Genova, told a "teach-in" on Wednesday that "the only true heroes are those who find ways that help defeat the U.S. military." De Genova also asserted Americans who call themselves "patriots" are white supremacists.

De Genova's hopes for the defeat of the United States were cheered by the crowd of 3,000, according to newspaper reports. But his mention of the Somali ambush -- "I personally would like to see a million Mogadishus" -- was largely met with silence. (full text)


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