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Jun 19, 2011

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JustCorbly

ALL wars are wars of choice, in the final analysis. Sometimes you have overwhelmingly compelling reasons to go to war. Other times you don't. Gate's use of the phrase "wars of choice" shows how the lamebrained thinking of one decade can sully the discourse of otherwise rational people in the next decade. As originally deployed, the phrase really meant "wars we ought not to fight but will because we aren't clever enough to come up with a better solution".

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