Friday, January 5, 2007

Lambasting the Pro-War Left

Richard Seymour (lenin) has an excellent, if lengthy, piece lambasting the likes of Christopher Hitchens, Norman Geras, Nick Cohen, Martin Amis, Sam Harris: In the name of decency: the contortions of the pro-war left --

Indeed, many of the pro-war left’s most strident adherents were both anti-imperialists and revolutionaries in the past. For a variety of reasons, these people are now united by the conviction that in the current geopolitical realities, support for imperialism is a left wing position. In this, they are allied with liberals and social democrats who have a history of support for imperialism.

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