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In the weeks prior to the war to liberate Afghanistan, a good friend of mine would ask me almost every day, Why aren't we killing people yet? And I never had a good answer for him. Because one of the most important and vital things the United States could do after 9/11 was to kill people. Call it a forceful response, decisive action ' whatever. Those are all nice euphemisms for killing people. And the world is a better place because America saw the necessity of putting steel beneath the velvet of those euphemisms.
In the weeks prior to the war to liberate Afghanistan, a good friend of mine would ask me almost every day, Why aren't we killing people yet? And I never had a good answer for him. Because one of the most important and vital things the United States could do after 9/11 was to kill people. Call it a forceful response, decisive action ' whatever. Those are all nice euphemisms for killing people. And the world is a better place because America saw the necessity of putting steel beneath the velvet of those euphemisms.

- Jonah Goldberg

- Jonah Goldberg

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