Gene Healy Asks, Who Would Hillary Clinton Bomb?

Frank-Plitt-CC-BYFrank-Plitt-CC-BYJudging by the early reviews, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new memoir, Hard Choices, is a cautious, poll-tested tome, drafted with an eye toward 2016. But she says at least one interesting thing in the book. On her 2002 vote to authorize the Iraq War, Secretary Clinton writes: "I thought I had acted in good faith and made the best decision I could with the information I had. ... But I still got it wrong." It's strange that she backpedals on this one, says Gene Healy, who highlights the fact that in her long career, Clinton has rarely met a war she didn't like—or a constitutional limit she deems worth respecting.

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