‘The Bush administration is failing to secure the peace’
: I’m quite aware that Joe Lieberman
is a presidential candidate, but he also happens to be right on this issue. Here’s why
. ... What’s going on in post-wars Afghanistan and Iraq? I can’t say this for sure, but I think a lot of the Bushies, deep down, don’t believe in nation building. There also seems to be a bit of foot dragging by Rummy, who sometimes comes across as still fighting the Not Enough Troops battle. Whatever the reasons, the administration is faced with this inescapable fact: It’s now in the nation-building business. It can’t let these noble efforts fail without sustained, concerted effort.
-- Meanwhile, state officials are bungling Homeland Security in Massachusetts. Cosmo Macero
has the goods -- and a link to his full Herald column, too.