Among several others, Glenn Reynolds links to a Seattle Weekly page of blurbs which includes the following by (writer) Tom Robbins:
Quite probably the worst thing about the inevitable and totally unjustifiable war with Iraq is that there’s no chance the U.S. might lose it. America is a young country, and intellectually, emotionally, and physically, it has been exhibiting all the characteristics of an adolescent bully, a pubescent punk who’s too big for his britches and too strong for his age. Someday, perhaps, we may grow out of our mindless, pimple-faced arrogance, but in the meantime, it might do us a ton of good to have our butts kicked. Unfortunately, like most of the targets we pick on, Iraq is much too weak to give us the thrashing our continuously overbearing behavior deserves, while Saddam is even less deserving of victory than Bush.That's an incredibly bad metaphor for a professional writer, particularly when applied to an event as serious as the sacrifice of lives far nobler than your own.
Don’t get me wrong—I don’t want American soldiers killed. But I don’t want Iraqis killed, either. I’m just not one of those people who believes that American lives are more valuable than the lives of others.Iraqis are already being killed by Hussein. Evidently you are one of those who believes their lives are less important than your right to spout stupid anti-war invective.
The article is accompanied by an appropriately smug photo of Robbins in full "tsk" mode, raised forefinger and all. I'd like to kick his ass, in the spirit of doing him a ton of good.