Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Realist or Idealist?

The fallout from the President's inauguration address continues as more and more people join the debate over the merits and benefits of the spread of freedom and democracy. It is strange isn't it that in the most free country in the history of the world there are those who believe that it is a bad idea to promote the spread of freedom?

In today's Opinionjournal, Joshua Muravchik lays out the case that given the historical record it is President Bush who is the "realist", not the naysayers who decry his speech as naive idealism. Read the whole thing.

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