Writing at the Encyclopedia Britannica Blog, the Cato Institute’s David Boaz wonders why the antiwar movement has gone missing in action:
Maybe antiwar organizers assumed that they had elected the man who would stop the war. After all, Barack Obama rose to power on the basis of his early opposition to the Iraq war and his promise to end it. But after two years in the White House he has made both of George Bush’s wars his wars....
It’s hard to escape the conclusion that antiwar activity in the United States and around the world was driven as much by antipathy to George W. Bush as by actual opposition to war and intervention.
Read the whole post here. Reason.tv asks the same question below: