"It would be naive to the point of grave danger not to believe that, left to his own devices, Saddam Hussein will provoke, misjudge, or stumble into a future, more dangerous confrontation with the civilized world . . . .He has supported and harbored terrorist groups, particularly radical Palestinian groups such as Abu Nidal, and he has given money to families of suicide murderers in Israel . . . .We should not go to war because these things are in his past, but we should be prepared to go to war because of what they tell us about the future."
Give up? It was said by Senator John Kerry in October 2002.
Hat tip; Richmond Times Dispatch.