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WHO ARE THEY TRYING TO CONVINCE?

Lawrence Krubner, a regular poster of intelligent comment on this blog, turns part-time PR consultant for the anti-war movement on his own blog. He makes the very valid criticism that the anti-war slogans are just failing to win over people and are mere self expression rather than real attempts to win minds. So he offers some more thoughtful alternatives.

Like Lawrence I believe that the war is right, just and necessary. But in the future those of us on the left may find ourselves back in campaigns with people who we disagree with over this issue. Making the point that politics needs to be about constructive engagement rather than posturing might make that task easier. But then again….

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