To blame the Democrats for lack of cohesion is senseless. A party in the minority never has one spokesperson. But is it having a 2002 debate in 2006?
In August 2001, a former chief terrorism expert at the Department of State wrote in the New York Times that the Bush Administration was obsessed with terrorism and using it to persuade the American people to build missile defenses.
In last week's column, I discussed the question of "democratic fundamentalism"-the tendency to believe that quick interventions and scheduled elections solve all ills.