One Small Step

President Bush was right to warn the American people that the high turnout for the January 30 Iraqi elections was only a first step toward democracy and independence. He was also right to describe the greater-than-expected turnout as an important indication of the Iraqi people’s desire for freedom and self-government. No one should underestimate the courage it took for 8 million Iraqis to go to the polls. As always, it was inspiring to...

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