When she’s right, she’s right.
Maureen Dowd from the Sunday Times …
It has also now become radiantly clear that we have to drag Dick Cheney out of the dark and smog. Less Hobbes, more Locke.
So far, American foreign policy has been guided by the vice president’s gloomy theories that fear and force are the best motivators in the world, that war is man’s natural state and that the last great superpower has sovereign authority to do as it pleases without much consultation with subjects or other nations.
We can now see the disturbing results of all the decisions Mr. Cheney made in secret meetings.
For more on this Cheney meme, see this article from a few months back.