The no-exit strategy

Reason
by Jacob Sullum

09/12/07

One problem with ‘you break it, you own it’ is the ambiguity of the pronoun. As Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) noted in his exchange with Huckabee during the debate, ‘you’ did not invade Iraq; neither did ‘we.’ The president and his men made that disastrous decision, based on a ridiculously broad understanding of self-defense and willful blindness to the inevitability of unintended consequences. Huckabee, who seems to agree the invasion was a mistake, urges us to save ‘the honor of this country’ by trusting the same people who made this mess to clean it up. ‘We can’t leave until we’ve left with honor,’ he insists. And what if that’s not possible? What if all that Bush has left us to choose from is different degrees of dishonor?

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