Decade of Disaster: Left Still Against Iraq War

Anti-war writer Michael Hirsh has a new hit piece on the Iraq war in the National Journal in which he interviewed people who thought the war was a bad idea from the beginning to assess it ten years after 9/11. The shocking result? They all think it was a big mistake.

It is hard to escape the conclusion that al-Qaida out-thought America—at least in provoking Washington to make the wrong strategic choices at the outset of the decade.

It is no surprise that a survey of more than 230 U.S. historians and political scientists by Siena Research Institute in New York, conducted toward the beginning of every presidency since 1982, now rates the younger Bush in 2010 as close to the worst president in American history on both foreign policy and the economy.